Loyal D. Westerman, age 96, of Evans City, passed away on Saturday afternoon, August 24, 2019 at LAS St. John Specialty Care Center in Mars, with his family at his side.
Born in Evans City, PA on July 9, 1923, he was the son of the late Philip Raymond and Grace Rider Westerman.
A 1941 graduate of Evans City High School, he was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church.
He had served with the 864th Aviation Engineers in the U.S. Army during W.W. II and was a Past Commander of the Bishop-Schar American Legion Post 219 in Evans City.
Loyal worked in the Meter Department at Penn Power from 1946-1985.
He was a life member of the Evans City V.F.D., formerly John A. Irwin Fire Company.
Surviving are his wife of over 73 years, Genevieve Garvin Westerman, who he married on February 16, 1946, two sons, William “Bill” Westerman and his wife, Jeannie of Evans City and Louis “Lou” Westerman and his wife, Cindy of Connoquenessing, his grandchildren, John, Timothy and Kathleen, his great grandchildren, Haley and Faith Kinne and Dominic and Chase and nieces and nephews.
The last of his immediate family, Loyal was preceded in death by his sister, Mary Meeder and his brothers, Kenneth, Donald, Harold, Frank, Laverle, and Philip Raymond Westerman.
Friends will be received at the McDonald-Aeberli Funeral Home, Inc. 238 Crowe Ave. Mars, PA on Tuesday from 2-4 & 6-8 PM. Services will be held on Wednesday at 11:00 AM at the funeral home, with Rev. Tom Harmon, officiating. Burial will be in Butler County Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to Westminster Presbyterian Church, 330 E Main St, Evans City, PA 16033. Directions and condolences are available at www.mcdonald-aeberli.com.
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