Walter R. Worek Jr.

Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | March 26, 2023

Walter R. Worek Jr., Age 83, of West Mifflin, passed away Sunday, March 26, 2023, at Jefferson Hills Rehabilitation & Wellness Center. Born in Glassport, on November 19, 1939, he was the son of the Late Walter and Elizabeth (Michaels) Worek Sr. He was a retired teller for various banks, ending with PNC. He was a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Parish – St. Joseph Church and the Duquesne Annex Volunteer Fire Department where he served as Vice President. He loved the Pittsburgh Pirates and Steelers. Walter is the beloved husband of 60 years to Carol (Ruggier) Worek; father of Arlene (Bruce) Goetz of Mars, John (Sharen) Worek of West Mifflin and David (Maria) Worek of South Riding, VA; Grandfather of Ben (Lauren) Worek, Brian Worek, Molly Worek, Megan Worek, Shelly Worek, Josh Goetz, Ali Goetz, Ian Goetz and Rachel Goetz; Brother of Late Eugene (wife Beverly survives) Worek and Dennis (Debbie) Worek of VA; Nephew of Aileen (Late Albert “Bob”) Michaels of Duquesne; Brother-In-Law of Sandi (Late Gerry) Como of Pleasant Hills, Shelly (Late Paul) Ruggier of Elizabeth Twp. and Thomas (Late Evie) Fichera of West Mifflin. He is also survived by many Nieces and Nephews.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 28, 2023, from 1-4 and 6-8 pm at the MALOY- SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 915 KENNEDY AVE., DUQUESNE, PA 15110, 412-466-3300, WILLIAM B. SCHLEIFER, SUPERVISOR, WILLIAN BRIAN SCHLEIFER, FUNERAL DIRECTOR, where a Blessing Service will be held on Wednesday, March 29, 2023, at 9:30 am, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am, at St. Joseph Church-Duquesne, with Rev. Nick Mastrangelo officiating. Burial will follow in Round Hill Cemetery, Elizabeth Twp.

In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions may be made to The Alzheimers Association. Walter’s family would like to give a special thank you to his caregivers and Monarch Hospice for their kind and compassionate care.

Originally published March 26, 2023.

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