Born in Buckhannon, West Virginia, he was a loyal employee at Wyckoff Steel Company for many years. He retired from Allegheny Plastics where he worked as a foreman. He was a life time member of the American Baden Legion and a veteran of the United States Army.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 61 years, Phyllis Chidester, who passed away on July 19, 2020.
He is survived by his children, Linda (late Steve R.) Spezialetti of Hopewell and Daniel (Elena) of Orlando, Fla.; grandchildren, Lauren A. Spezialetti, Kristen L. Spezialetti, Sarah E. Chidester, Thomas W. Chidester and Marie A. Kovkin; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Irene and Thomas Rosenberger of Monaca; and three nieces and two nephews.
Arrangements were entrusted to the KASPER-HAHN FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES, INC., 547 Eighth Street, Ambridge, (724-266-2549).