August 24, 1960 - May 30, 2021
Alan J. "Satch" Kolan, 60, of Cheswick, PA, passed away Sunday, May 30, 2021 at home. Alan was born August 24, 1960, at Magee-Women's Hospital in Pittsburgh. He lived with his mother, Theresa Kolan with family nearby. Alan graduated from Deer Lakes High School in 1978 and attended Beattie Tech School. He was a master machinist for many years and worked at various machine shops in Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Ohio. He also worked as a small engine mechanic at Wolfendale Landscaping in Fox Chapel. He was a patient advocate/counselor at National Health Services (NHS) in Penn Hills and provided night supervision at NHS in Russellton. Alan was a member of the Springdale Sportsman Club and played bingo there with his niece, Melissa Ehnot. He was an angler fisherman, regularly frequenting Deer Lakes Park, Lake Erie, and Pymatuning, and had many mounted taxidermy fish. He liked taking a chance on lottery scratch tickets and gambling at Wheeling Island and Rivers Casino. An incapacitating accident a few years ago didn't slow him down and he could be seen speeding around the neighborhood on a motorized scooter. His granddaughters, Madison and Zoey Kolan, were the love of his life and he enjoyed visiting them in Virginia. Alan is survived by his mother, Theresa I. Kolan; sons, Zachary A. Kolan and Jacob A. Kolan; brother, Albert W. (Buddy) Kolan Jr.; sister, Patricia (Patty) and brother-in-law Dennis Ehnot; granddaughters, Madison J. Kolan and Zoey P. Kolan; nephews, Matthew Ehnot and Travis Kolan; and nieces, Melissa Ehnot and Vanessa Kolan. He is preceded in death by his father, Albert W. Kolan Sr. Family and close friends are invited to a celebration of life and memorial service at Deer Lakes Park on Friday, June 18, 2021 at 4:00 pm at the Veterans 1 picnic shelter.
Alan J. "Satch" Kolan, 60, of Cheswick, PA, passed away Sunday, May 30, 2021 at home. Alan was born August 24, 1960, at Magee-Women's Hospital in Pittsburgh. He lived with his mother, Theresa Kolan with family nearby. Alan graduated from... View Obituary & Service Information
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