Douglas Locher

July 16, 1957 - March 29, 2023

Visitation: Sunday 1-5PM and Monday 2-4 & 6-8PM, Devlin Funeral Home of Cranberry, 2678 Rochester Rd. Cranberry Twp., PA 16066

Service: Tuesday 11AM, Devlin Funeral Home of Cranberry, 2678 Rochester Road, Cranberry Twp., PA 16066


Of Ross Twp., on Thursday, March 29, 2023. Husband of the late Colleen (McGowan); loving father of Garrett and Brooke Locher; beloved son of Mary Ann (Linkesh) and the late Walter Locher; beloved brother of Daniel (Kim), David (Andi), and Dean (Heather); beloved son-in-law of Vincene and the late Lawrence McGowan; loving brother-in-law of Deborah McGowan (Joseph), Kellie Kendall (William), Erin Dierker (Kenneth); loving uncle of Morgan, Mitchell, Devon, Keryn, Stefen, and Hayden Locher, and Austin and Morgan Kendall, Delany and Hadley Dierker, Sam and Scott Ranallo.

Friends will be received on Sunday from 1-5PM and Monday from 2-4 & 6-8PM at DEVLIN FUNERAL HOME of CRANBERRY, 2678 Rochester Rd., Cranberry Twp., PA 16066 (724) 772-8800, where a funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 11AM.

Bugzy was a beloved father, friend and member of the North Hills community. He was known as the mayor of Pittsburgh Airport during his time at US Airways. Bugzy enjoyed spending time with his two kids and attending North Hills sporting events. On Sundays you could find him cheering on the black and gold with friends at Heinz field. The North Hills community will miss his energetic and charismatic personality.

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  • Jared DiGirolamo

    good guy good person good friend my north hills hs football pregame and postgame articles he liked to read them and share his thoughts bout my thoughts of the game and i know now my articles he would still love to read them and give me his thoughts so thank u so much my friend u will be missed very much

  • David DiGiandomenico

    Bugzy was a great guy to talk to when the opportunity came up, always had a smile on his face and never had a bad thing to say about anyone !

  • Ethel Kalogeras Barkrt


    My sympathies to you and your family. Memory eternal.

  • Tony Barr

    Even though it’s been a long time since I last saw Bugzy, I spent many years working on the ramp with him at USAir. He was a great co-worker and we spent many shifts discussing the Pittsburgh sports teams. He was a great guy and his smiling face will surely be missed. RIP

  • Mae and Rich Jakubetz

    We just found out now we are so sorry for your loss of your father he was so close with Rich we’re loss for words if you need help give us a call

  • Terri Bernola

    Deepest sympathy to the family 🙏. Rest in Peace Bugzy🙏

  • Lisa Morgan

    So very sad to hear this news! Bugsy was such a great guy! Always happy and upbeat! He will be missed!! Prayers to family and friends during this difficult time!!

  • Gary Riley

    RIP Bugzy we will see you again.

  • Rich Nolan

    Whether driving by my house and stopping to say hello or seeing you at every North Hills event that there ever was , I will never forget that goofy but wonderful smile and postive feeling you gave to me and my whole family every time we saw you. Rest in Peace my friend and may God bless you. You will be missed.

  • John Gallo

    Bugzy was a high friend of mine from high school , he was one of the good guys with such a love for people and life. I ran into him many times at Pitt airport. Deepest sympathy and prayers to his family.

  • Zoi Miller

    Bugzy, I’m going to miss all the random times we’d run into each other, and how your outlook on life and gratitude was all you’d share. You came to my husband’s funeral for me. I’m going to miss you. We all will surround your children and continue to love them as you did. You will NEVER, EVER be forgotten. 😢

  • Lisa Hendrickson

    My sincere sympathy to the family. Garrett, all of us at St. Anthony School Programs are praying for you and Brooke.

  • Keith Kelsch

    Bugzy and I shared a birthday on the same day. We always made a point to wish each other, Happy Birthday.
    He was a great person and I will never forget him. Garrett and Brooke, your father was a caring, gentle person. Any consultation, he’s with your mother watching over you two.
    May Bugzy rest in peace.

  • Lisa Towers

    My sincere condolences to your family. Thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • Scott Williams

    Thanks for your friendship and countless memories Bugz. I will miss our talks and our friendship.

  • Nancy Knoch

    Please accept my deepest sympathy .. I am still in Florida or I definitely would be there . To pay my respects to a great guy

  • Nancy Knoch

    Please accept my deepest sympathy .. I am still in Florida or I definitely would be there . To pay my respects to a great guy

  • Colleen Bradley

    Sending prayers for his family! RIP Bugzy

  • Richard Zierenberg & Jill Zierenberg

    Our most sincere and deepest sympathy to all of Bugzy’s family. His spirit, his love of life, his love of people and kindness will never be forgotten. He will always be a legend and missed forever. ❤️ Rest in Peace Bugzy. 😢❤️❤️🙏

  • Sherri Ayres

    Our hearts break for Brooke and Garrett! Deepest sympathy for the children and love and prayers being sent!

  • Jim Nestler

    Locker family you are in my thoughts and prayers

  • Jim Nestler

    You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers

  • Valerie Fantone-OHare

    Bugsy was such a character funny friendly and always polite he will be missed sending condolences to family and friends 💕

  • Jeffrey Minton

    Bugzy was a great guy to work with at USair. A true character who everyone liked!


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