William  Ley

October 09, 1925 - May 04, 2020

Visitation: Service and Interment private. Memorial Mass at a later date.

Age 94, died peacefully on Monday, May 4, at Mt. Assisi Place in Ross Township, formerly of West View. Bill was a member of the first graduating class of North Catholic High School. Prior to entering the corporate world, he was in the Air Force from 1944-1946 earning the rank of Sergeant. Bill then worked for 41 years as a Draftsman for Pittsburgh- Des Moines Steel Corporation. During his time there, he was an avid bowler on the company bowling team. He enjoyed his time in retirement by watching any sporting event he could, doing any crossword puzzle that came his way, and enjoying his grandchildren with chipped ham sandwiches on Mancini’s, with a Pepsi. Survivors include three sons, William Jr. (Mary Jo), Dennis, joseph (Cheryl); two daughters, Janet Bower and Susan Sauers, all from Pittsburgh; 12 grandchildren, Julie (Kevin), Jason (Mary), William III, Brett, Jaime, Tara, Adam, Samantha, Michael, Jeffrey, Brianne (John), and Olivia; and nine great-grandchildren with one more on the way. He was preceded in death by his wife of 43 years, Jeanne, who he missed dearly since her passing in 1995 and their oldest daughter, Jeanne in 2010. Due to the Coronavirus situation, services and interment were private. A Memorial Mass will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Mt. Assisi Place, 934 Forest Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15202; www.mtassisiplace.com, or Animal Friends, 562 Camp Horne Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15237, www.thinkingoutsidethecage.org. Arrangements by Devlin Funeral Home, Inc.

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