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January 18, 2018

Earl L. ‘Fuzzy’ Masters – Charleroi


Earl L. “Fuzzy” Masters, 53, of Charleroi, died Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, in Monongahela Valley Hospital. Born July 26, 1964, in Monongahela, he was the son of Earl L. Masters and his wife, Rose Ann, of Carroll Township and the late Jane L. Selinsky. After graduating in 1982 from Ringgold High School, Earl enlisted in the U.S. Army, stationed at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington D.C. He was proud to have served several terms as a guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. For a brief time he worked at Excalibur Cable Co. in Maryland and then returned home and began working as a conductor for Norfolk Southern Railroad. A Mormon by Faith, in his spare time he enjoyed shooting guns and playing video games. He is survived by four sisters, Johnna L. and husband, Anthony Lombardo, of Monessen, Rebecca Masters of Monongahela, Debra Burniston of Vermillion, S.D., and Maryjane Burch of Monongahela; a brother, Michael Selinsky of Martinsburg, W.Va.; eight nephews, Anthony J. (Tina) and Johnnathan Lombardo, Richard Hatfield, Gage London, Heath and Harper, Brandon Burch and Christopher Selinsky; and two nieces, Hannah Thomas and Brittany (Jason) Burch-Rae. Friends will be received at the MARSHALL MARRA FUNERAL HOME, 216 Chess St., Monongahela, 724-258-6767,, from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday. Anyone wishing to attend the interment is asked to go directly to the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Bridgeville, on Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, for services beginning at 1:30 p.m. with full military honors.