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Obituary for Jon Decker Carlgren

Jon Decker Carlgren, 69, of McDonald, North Fayette Township, passed away on Wednesday, October 4, 2023, in his home.

Jon was born on July 24, 1954, in Indianapolis, Indiana, a son of the late Gustave and Betty Shindeldecker Carlgren.

Jon spent his childhood in Cleveland, Ohio before moving to Pittsburgh. After graduating from Montour High School in 1972, Jon went on to pursue photography at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh.

Jon was a devoted father who spent countless hours coaching for the Sheraden Girls Softball Association and attending baseball games, hockey games and dance recitals.

In his free time, Jon loved cheering on the Penguins and Steelers, gardening and spending time with his grandchildren.

Surviving is his loving wife, Lucille Bilby Carlgren, children; Casey (Daniel) Mahaven, Brittany (Ryan) LeFebvre and Bjorn (Jess) Carlgren, grandchildren; Aidyn, Coltyn, Kaelyn, Remy, and Brooks, siblings; Judy Mazon and Lance Carlgren and numerous nieces and nephews.

All arrangements are private and entrusted to Thomas-Little Funeral Service, Inc., 314 W. Lincoln Ave., McDonald (724-926-2800). In lieu of flowers donations may be made to, Grow Pittsburgh,