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Local Union 12 - Pittsburgh, PA

​​​​​Sheet Metal Workers

1200 Gulf Lab Road

Pittsburgh, PA 15238

(412) 828-5300

David L. Schneider, age 68, of McDonald formerly of Bethel Park and Pittsburgh, passed away peacefully on July 22, 2020.
He was born on March 22, 1952, he was the son of the late Verena and Gilbert Schneider.
Beloved husband of Kay Schneider for 44 years; loving father of Josh (Tara) Schneider and the late Casey Hill (surviving Tim); cherished grandfather Lila, Samuel, and Nora Schneider and Emma Hill; 
David enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren who were the love of his life.  He was a lifelong member of the Sheet Metal Union Local 12.

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Edward J. Rohm
Age 60, of Ross Twp., passed away On Wednesday, June 10, 2020 after a courageous battle with Cancer. Born May 16, 1960, son of the late Edward and Doris (Hufnagel) Rohm. Beloved husband of Betsy Rohm, whom he married on April 23, 1989. Loving father of Joshua (Katelyn McKelvey), Troy and Sydney Rohm; pappy of Kameron; dear brother of Marj Northcott, James Rohm (Susan), William Rohm(Cathy), Carol Patsilevas (Herky).
Ed loved working as a local 12 sheet metal worker and was an avid penguins hockey fan, forever known as the F31 sign guy.

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Vincent Celedonia, Age 81, of McKees Rocks / Kennedy Township, passed away peacefully on Monday July 20, 2020, after a long battle with cancer. Son of the late Vincent Anthony and Mary Celedonia. Brother of the late Dolores Tatich, Patricia and George Hogan of Georgia, and Martin and Pat of Kennedy Township. Beloved husband of 61 years to Agnes Celedonia. Loving father of Gary V. (Janice), Greg, Diane (Rich) Barie; proud pap of Eric Celedonia and Catherine Barie. Vince retired from Local 12. He enjoyed many years at his camp. Vince was a hard worker, kind and giving. Funeral services will be private per Vince's request.

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Donald D. Tichenor, 86, of Boyers, formerly of Pittsburgh, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020, at Butler Memorial Hospital following a short illness.
Donald was born June 26, 1934, in Beechwood, W.Va. He was the son of the late Ingle Leroy Tichenor and the late Lula Vera Constable Tichenor.
Donald served in the U.S. Air Force for four years.
He was a sheet metal worker in the Pittsburgh area with Local 12 for 64 years. Donald was a member of the Masonic Lodge 544, and loved hunting and fishing.
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Patrick M. Dunbar
Age 34, of O'Hara Twp, on September 17, 2020. Loving husband of Jennifer Dunbar (Norman); loving father of Brayden, Brody, and Henley; brother of Stacey (Steve) Leech; son of Dennis and Bonnie Dunbar; He also leaves behind many extended family and friends. He was a former President and a proud journeyman member of Sheet Metal Workers Local Union #12. He was also a delegate to the Allegheny County Labor Council.

Viewing will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020 from 2-4 and 6-8pm at the Thomas M. Smith Funeral Home and Crematory Ltd., 930 Center Ave. Blawnox., PA 15238 where friends and family will meet on Wed. from 11am until the time of a service at 1pm.

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George Werner, 87, of Butler passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at Grove City Medical Center.
Born December 9, 1932 in Pittsburgh, he was a son of the late Edward and Dorothy (Love) Werner.
He retired from the Union Local #12 as a sheet metal worker, following 30 years service.
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There will be a memorial service for Mark Susko , Saturday September 19th, 2020 at 359 Canann church Rd. Gibbon Glade, PA 15440 @ 3 pm.

Daniel J McDonald passed, On August 31, 2020, surrounded by his family, Dan lost his courageous battle with cancer.  He was born in Jennerstown, PA the son of the late Herman McDonald and Anna Stufft.  Beloved husband of Marie (Cibulka) McDonald.  Cherished father of Christine (Todd) Miller, Shannon McDonald and Jaclyn (Michael) McDonald - Popek. 
Dan was a U.S. Navy Veteran serving in the Vietnam War, a retired HVAC Technician for Sheet Metal Workers' Local Union # 12, a member of the Ride and Hunt Club in Irwin and a former member of the West Mifflin Area School Board.  He was an avid golfer,camper, baker, gardener, a Mr. fix it but most of all he loved to spend time with his family and friends.  

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Gary Mihlfried, Passed away at his home at age 66, on Monday, July 13, 2020, after a brave but difficult 5 year battle against cancer. He was a life-long member of Sheet Metal Workers Union, Local #12 where he was held in high regard by all who worked with him and where he held various management and supervisory roles. Gary loved the outdoors and nature, especially time spent at McConnell's Mill. He was happiest spending time with family and his close circle of life-long friends.

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Richard "Rick" Pietrusza, 65, passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2020.   Richard "Rick" Pietrusza, born Dec. 5, 1954.He worked for Four decades of unparalleled craftsmanship as a sheet metal worker for Pietrusza Inc.. He fell in love at age 10 with Machaela they married and had three children--Celeste, Travis and Lisa

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Thomas E Cassidy, December 3, 1932 - August 29, 2020
Thomas Edward Cassidy, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and retired Marine, died Saturday August 29. The Plum Borough resident was 87.
 After college, he joined the Sheet Metal Workers Union and began his career as a tradesman. During the Korean War, he enlisted in the Marines and became a sergeant, earning the National Defense Service and Marine Corps Good Conduct Medals. While in the Marines, he completed airman school and worked as an aviation structural mechanic.
After proudly serving his country, Tom was A long-standing member of the Sheet Metal Workers Union, he served 40 years in Local Union 12. 

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Stephan Habay, 93, of Pittsburgh, passed away on Sunday, September 13, 2020. Steve was born Wednesday, June 22, 1927, in Gibsonia, PA, a son of the late Charles and Cecilia (Bobonich) Habay.
In addition to his parents, Steve was preceded in death by his loving wife, of 57 years, Martha Habay; and 10 of his siblings.
Steve was a member of the Dorseyville Alliance Church. He proudly served his country in the United States Army, Merchant Marines, and United States Air Force during World War II and the Korean War. He worked as a Sheet Metal Worker and was a member of Sheet Metal Union Local 12. Above all Steve was a loving and caring husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather who will be missed by man
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Walter Stein,79, Retired Journeyman from the Sheet Metal Workers' Local 12, passed away June 25, 2020. He was residing in his Florida Home, with his spouse Barbara.

Leslie A. Pelger Wolf, 61, of Pittsburgh, passed away Thursday, July 2, 2020, at her home. She was born Oct. 30, 1958, in Pittsburgh, a daughter of Edward F. and Carol (Kaufman) Pelger. Leslie was a nurse at Canterbury Place and also liked to craft. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard. T Wolf Sr. In addition to her parents, she is survived by three sons, Richard T. Wolf Jr., of Pittsburgh, Andrew D. Wolf, of Latrobe, and Joseph E. Wolf, of Pittsburgh; a daughter, Angela M. Wolf, of Bradford; fiance, David Davis, of Pittsburgh.  Family and friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday in the SNYDER FUNERAL HOME INC., 402 E. Church St., Ligonier.

Filmore Magnuson, 84, of Curwensville died peacefully surrounded by his family on Monday, September 14, 2020 at his home.
Born on October 27, 1935 in Clearfield, he was the son of the late Arthur and Helena (Hughney) Magnuson.
Filmore graduated from Clearfield High School in 1954. He was a sheet metal mechanic with Local #12 in Pittsburgh having worked at Tafco and the Johnstown Area.
He enjoyed building and built several houses mostly by himself in his spare time. He called that his "golf" game.
He was a past president of the Experimental Airplane Association No. 748 in Clearfield and enjoyed flying his own Cessna for many years.
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On September 9, 2020, William T. Charles, 84, formerly of Ingomar, beloved husband of the late Lois Dombart Charles, passed away peacefully.
     Survived by his dear friend and mother of his children, Carolyn Stroombeek; his two beloved sons, Kirk (Rachel) Charles and Peter Charles; grandfather of Danita Charles, Amanda (Tony) Appuliese, Ashlee (Tim) Lyons, Tony Gaconi and Katie Gaconi.

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Age 84, passed on Sunday, July 5, 2020. He was born in Millvale, PA to the late John and Katherine Pavlick; beloved husband of the late Martha (Becker) Pavlick; loving father of Craig (Jeannette) and Mark (Linda); proud grand pap of Shane (Amy), Corey (Vanessa), Juliette (fiance, Tony), Natalie, Philip and Lukas; great-grand pap of Selma Fern, Amelia, Oliver and Griffin Edward; dear brother of Doris Moyer and the late Jim, Jack, William, Verna Mae, Kathleen and Jean. He is survived by his good friend, Janet Gorman. Edward proudly served his country in the US Army. He was a sheet metal worker with local 12, Pittsburgh. 

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