Joseph  Previtt

Obituary of Joseph P. Previtt

Peacefully at home on Wednesday, November 18, 2020, age 86. Beloved husband of Theresa A. Kreidwise Previtt; father of Mark Previtt, Lee Ann Kahanic (Bill) and Joanne “Jodi” Foster (Greg); grandfather of Will and Alex Kahanic and Luke and Logan Foster; former spouse of Mary Barbara Bell; step-father of Ashley Setcavage (Stuart) and Morgan Sands; step-grandfather of Tyler and Amanda Setcavage; son of the late Mary and Peter Previtt. Joe graduated from St. Canice High School and the University of Pittsburgh with a B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering. He served in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, joined Westinghouse Atomic as a Quality Control Engineer and was co-founder of Thermatics, Inc., an Engineering Sales Firm. He was a member of Sacred Heart Church, the Tuscan League, and a member of the Mendelssohn Choir for the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Joe enjoyed his Pittsburgh sports teams, automobiles, and sharing a good story. He will be missed by all. A special thanks to everyone at Visiting Angels for their care and dedication. The Funeral Mass and entombment are private. Due to covid, the family has elected to livestream the Mass which will be posted at at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 1. The Mass will also be recorded and available for viewing beginning December 2. A Celebration of Joe’s Life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations in Joe’s name to Light of Life Mission, Animal Rescue League, or the American Legion. Arrangements by McCabe Bros. Inc. Condolences may be left at