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John Timothy "Tim" Austin

Born: Fri., Sep. 26, 1947
Died: Sat., Oct. 20, 2012

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John Timothy "Tim" Austin, 64, of South Buffalo Twp., passed away peacefully at 2:17 am, Saturday, October 20th at the Armstrong Co. Memorial Hospital in Kittanning.

Tim was born in Natrona Heights on September 26, 1947. son of the late John L. Austin and Mary Ellen (Hetrick) Austin, of Clinton area of South Buffalo Twp. He served in the US Coast Guard during the Vietnam War. After his service to his country he went to work at Allegheny Ludlum Steel in Brackenridge. He worked as a truck driver for 30 years retired in 1996. Tim was also working as a truck driver for NEP Corp in Harmarville since his retirement from the mill.

Tim was a member of the Coolspring Power Museum, Antique Truck Historical Society and the Northwest Pennsylvania Steam Engine and Old Equipment Assn. Inc. He enjoyed collecting and riding vintage motorcycles and working on his steam engines in his garage. Tim enjoyed his dogs and loved spending time with his family and traveling south to see his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Dolores M. (Stanko) Austin. Their 3 children; Clinton M. and his wife, Dionne Austin, of Cut Off, LA., Christopher E. Austin, of South Buffalo Twp. and Angela M. Austin, of Fredericksburg., TX. His 4 grandchildren, Amara M and Garrett M Austin and Dante and Mia Torres. He is also survived by his brother Jim Austin and his companion Diane, of Natrona Heights, PA. and his nephew, Clayton Austin of Natrona Heights. Along with his father, he is preceded by his brother, Kirk Austin.

Family and friends will be received on Wed. October 24th from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. in the Redmond Funeral Home Inc. 524 High St. Freeport.

Funeral Services will be held in the funeral home at 11:00 am on Thursday, October 25th, with Rev. James A. Higgins of Trinity Lutheran Church of Freeport. officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to;
Coolspring Power Museum, c/o Gail Lavender PO Box 19 Coolspring, PA 15730

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Jim and Pat McCurdy

Rest in peace Tim. Will never forget you Have a lot of good memories.

Sarah and Isabella

We had the honor and privilege of meeting and getting to know Tim for the last 5 years or so. Tim welcomed us with open arms,along with the rest of the family. I will miss being able to sit and talk with him, listening to his stories, and being able to see him enjoy Isabella. You will be greatly missed Tim!!!! Thank You for making me feel apart of your beautiful family, and becoming a friend and family to Isabella and me! We will miss you! Love always!!!!

Joe&Jill Cobbett

prayers are with the family ,i just met tim and his dogs i didnt know him very well but i know that he was a really nice guy and that he loved his little dogs and his family,we are very sorry for the families loss, but we will meet again someday.

Faith Payne

Mrs. Austin and Jim and Family

My sympathies to you in your loss

Rich and Lois Cable

To Delores and Family

Worked with Tim at Ludlum and then at NEP. Wanted to send our sincere sympathy to all of you at this most difficult time in your life. Cherish all the wonderful memories you have of Tim and know that we're sending our prayers to all of you.


Remembering Tim fondly. Gary and Tim shared so many stories and hobbies. They had so many things in common! Also remembering the fun times we had on our Mexico vacation, touring Seattle, the space needle and Pikes Market and dinner out. Tim will be sadly missed and forever in our memories as a true friend. 'Til we meet again, TIm....

Sam Cooper

My heartfelt sympathy to the Austin Family. I'm glas

Sam Cooper

I'm glad that I had some time to spend with Tim at the Portersville Steam Show in August. We enjoyed time together at the "old gas station" over the years, talking about our antiques and life's adventures. I'll surely miss him.

Shari Dilick Stull

So sorry for your loss

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