By: KDKA-TV News Staff
WASHINGTON, Pa. (KDKA) – Friends and family said goodbye to Washington County District Attorney Eugene Vittone Thursday morning.READ MORE: Report: Attorneys For Christian Bey Want Certain Evidence Suppressed In Criminal Trial
The longtime public servant passed away over the weekend following a battle with lung cancer.READ MORE: Butler Transit Authority Stops Local Service Due To Driver Shortage
A funeral took place at the Immaculate Conception Church in Washington.
Vittone had been the district attorney since 2012 when he was elected to the office of district attorney after 12 years of serving as the assistant district attorney. Prior to working as an attorney, Vittone was an EMT.MORE NEWS: Federal Judge Dismisses Some Of The Sexual Abuse Lawsuits Against Ohio State And Dr. Richard Strauss
The family requests that instead of flowers, donations be made to Pet Search or to Ambulance and Chair EMS for a scholarship for EMS training.