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William A. Piper, Sr.

March 16, 1937 ~ July 23, 2023 (age 86) 86 Years Old
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William A. Piper, Sr., 86, of Youngstown, died Sunday, July 23, 2023 at Ligonier Gardens Personal Care Home.  He was born March 16, 1937 in Latrobe, a son of the late James W. and Mary (Smith) Piper.  William served with the US Air Force and prior to retirement worked 61 years at Latrobe Steel.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, James Piper and Timothy Piper, Sr. and his sister, Betty Saffer.  He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Dorothy L. (Crawford) Piper, 3 children, William A. Piper, Jr. of Kentucky, Michelle R. Bier of Latrobe and Kimberly Donitzen and husband John of Latrobe, 6 grandchildren, Nicole Nemila and husband Kevin of Youngstown, W. Andrew Piper, III and wife Robyn of Oregon, Aleasha Japalucci and husband Jordan of Latrobe, Kristyn Piper of Ohio, Jessica Donitzen of Maryland and Johnny Donitzen of Greensburg, 6 great grandchildren, Ayden Mathew Piper, Elianna Mae Piper, Zoey Bier, Eloise Nemila, Lily Mae Monholland and Kaden Donitzen.  At William’s request there will be no visitation or service.  If desired, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.  Leo M. Bacha Funeral Home, Inc., Pleasant Unity, is assisting with arrangements.

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