2011-03-10 / Obituaries

Galen D. Steele

Pittsburgh, 76

Galen Dean Steele, 76, Pittsburgh, died Tuesday, March 1, 2011.

He was born November 23, 1934, in Bedford, a son of the late Fred and Martha Elizabeth (Hetrick) Steele. He was devoted husband to the former Betty Marie (Colledge) Steele. She preceded him in death.

He is loving father of Gregory Steele, Aurora, Ohio; Lisa, married to Jerry Welsh, Pittsburgh; and Dana Steele, Pittsburgh; grandchildren: Jessi, Boston, Mass.; Garret, Pittsburgh; Lauren and Christina, Aurora, Ohio; brothers and sisters: Fred Steele of Bedford; Marlin Steele, married to Bonnie, McConnellsburg; Ivan Steele, Willow Street; Jean Steele, Bedford; and Eleanor Hawkins, Everett.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Ross Steele.

He attended Walnut Grove Assembly of God in Pittsburgh. He was United States Army veteran and Pennsylvania National Guardsman. He was a patriot who loved God, family and country.

Funeral services were held at Akers Funeral Home, Everett, Saturday, March 5, at 11 a.m. Pastor H. Lee Ritchey officiated. Burial was made at Mt. Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Breezewood.

Memorial contributions may be made to the YWAM Boston. Make checks payable to YWAM, 109 Curry Hollow Road, West Mifflin, PA 15122.

Online condolences may be made at www.akersfuneralhome.com.

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