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Richard J. Nalepa
January 7, 1938 ~ August 13, 2023 (age 85) 85 Years Old
Richard J. Nalepa, age 85, of Richland Twp., passed away on Sunday morning, August 13, 2023 at Allegheny General Hospital in Pgh.
Born in Pittsburgh, PA on January 7, 1938, he was the son of the late Irene Jacob Nalepa Lownie and Joseph Nalepa.
Richard was a police officer for the Richland Twp. Police Department for many years and belonged to the Fraternal Order of Police.
He was a Cpl. in the U.S. Marine Corps during peacetime and was a member of the Mars V.F.W. Active in Masonic Orders, he was a member of North Hills Lodge F. & A.M. and the Scottish Rite and Syria Shrine. He also belonged to the Hillbilly Club.
Surviving are two daughters, Gretchen Baysek (Joe) of Mars and Aimee Whitehouse (Mark) of Andover, N.Y., a son, Joseph Nalepa (Christine) of Rapid City, S.D., his grandchildren, Joshua Klein (Joanne), Jillian and Tim Wolfe, Gabby Baysek, Aaron and Zachary Nalepa, Emily Whitehouse (Tom Halladay) and Micah Whitehouse and a sister-in-law, Nancy Emmett Nalepa and a step-sister, Jackie Lownie of Lakewood, Washington.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Ronald M. Nalepa.
Arrangements are private under the direction of the McDonald-Aeberli Funeral Home, Inc. 238 Crowe Ave. Mars, PA and condolences are available at www.mcdonald-aeberli.com. Memorials may be made to the Schriner's Hospital, 1645 W. 8th. St. Erie, PA 16505 or to Animal Friends, 562 Camp Horne Rd. Pittsburgh, PA 15237.
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