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William A. Gelder Jr.

January 8, 1952 ~ November 30, 2021 (age 69)

Obituary

William A Gelder Jr., 69, of Charleroi, passed away peacefully in his own home on Tuesday, November 30, 2021, with his family by his side. Born in North Charleroi on January 8, 1952, Bill is the son of the late William, and Lois (Hartman) Gelder Sr. of Charleroi. Beloved friend and husband of Judy (Miller) Gelder, they married December 2, 1977 and graduated together from CAHS in 1970.

 

 In addition to his wife, Bill is survived by his son Jason and daughter-in-law Amanda, of Monongahela, Pa. Grandchildren Jacob and Addilyn  and his black lab Ben. Bill is survived by his sister Judy (Gelder) Zolak, widow of Eugene Zolak. Nieces Jennifer and Jeff Foor. Jill and Ken Gallante and family along with his brother-in-law Mike Miller.

 

 Bill worked at the Tube Mill at Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel in Allenport, Pa. At age 39, Multiple Sclerosis took charge of his mobility. We “did it” with God’s help and all friends, family, and Amedisys Hospice, Monongahela, nurses, aides, social workers, clergy; our extended family.

 

Friends and family will be received on Friday December 3rd, 2021 from 5:00 to 8:00pm at HOGAN-MELENYZER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES INC. (formerly Schrock- Hogan Funeral Home), 226 Fallowfield Ave., Charleroi, PA 15022. Kirk Russell Melenyzer, Funeral Director.  Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Saturday December 4th at 10:00am with Pastor Henry Frain officiating. Interment will follow at Charleroi Cemetery.  Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.hogan-melenyzer.com

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Services

Visitation
Friday
December 3, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hogan-Melenyzer Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.
226 Fallowfield Ave
Charleroi, PA 15022

Funeral Service
Saturday
December 4, 2021

10:00 AM
Hogan-Melenyzer Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.
226 Fallowfield Ave
Charleroi, PA 15022

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
December 4, 2021

Charleroi, Donora, Monessen, Monongahela, Ohio

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