We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at John A. Lefdahl Funeral Home
August Jonathan Pompelia, Jr., “Augie”, 64 of Indiana, passed away Wednesday, August 3, 2022 while at Allegheny General Hospital surrounded by his family.
He was born on August 4, 1957 to August and Julie (Bohan) Pompelia, Sr. in Kittanning.
When August was a young boy, he moved to Indiana where he played little league baseball and served as an altar boy at St. Bernard of Clairvaux Church. After graduating from Indiana Area High School, Augie attended the University of South Alabama where he played collegiate baseball under the coaching of Eddie Stanky. He later graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree.
August was a member of the Church of the Good Shepherd in Kent where he attended mass regularly and helped with special events.
Sports came naturally to Augie, not only did he play baseball but he was also an accomplished golfer and played in many local tournaments. In his earlier years, he worked as a caddy for many golfers at the Meadow Lane Golf Course. He continued to play baseball at many levels. He enjoyed competing as an outfielder on the Indiana Auto Supply team.
August loved spending time with his family, whether it be trips to the zoo, celebrating holidays or swimming with his granddaughter. Augie maintained a beautiful home for his family, loved to tease friends and co-workers and often assigned nicknames that lasted a lifetime. He worked as the General Sales Manager at RV Leaders and Camping Outlet.
August was a reliable and genuine man who valued relationships. His quick whit, spontaneous sense of humor and big heart made an impression on everyone he met. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, nephew, friend and coworker.
Surviving is his wife, Jennifer (Lohr) Pompelia; children, Alyssa Marie Pompelia and August Jonathan Pompelia, IV; granddaughter, Nylah Pomplia; sister, Heather Pompelia and her children, Catherine Bohan McDermid and Michael August Stitely; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
August was preceded in death by his parents.
Friends will be received on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the John A. Lefdahl Funeral Home. An additional hour of visitation will be held on Monday from 10 a.m to 11 a.m. A blessing service will immediately follow in the Lefdahl Chapel.
Interment in the St. Bernard Cemetery will be private.