William McDowell

May 21, 2024 - July 21, 2012

Age 82, of Ross, on Saturday, July 21, 2012, after a courageous battle with COPD. Beloved husband of Josephine (Goblick) for 56 years; loving father of Karen McDowell (Mark Quinlan), Lorraine McDowell Just (Gus), William Michael McDowell (Jana), of Garden Grove California and Linda McDowell LeFevre (Lou). Bill was the proud grandfather of Joshua LeFevre, Danielle LeFevre Pechtold (Michael), Natalie Just and Jillian and Sean McDowell. He was the son of the late Adeline Morris, the beloved nephew of the late Margaret (Morris) and Joseph Rehanek, and close cousins with Bobby, Joseph (deceased) and Jerry Rehanek (Joyce) and Kandy (Rehanek) DiMarco (Ross). He will be remembered with love by many brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. He was employed by Midland Ross and a member of the IBEW until his retirement. He served as a corporal in the U.S. Marine Corp from 1951-1959. Friends and family will be received at DEVLIN FUNERAL HOME, 806 Perry Highway, Pittsburgh, PA 15229 Monday and Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, July 25 at 10 a.m. at Incarnation of the Lord Parish, 4071 Franklin Road, Pgh PA 15214. The family would like to give special thanks for the wonderful care received from Vincentian Home and Heartland Hospice

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