William S. Peters

James W. Shirley Funeral Home

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | February 28, 2024

William S. Peters, age 91 of North Huntingdon, passed away on February 26, 2024 at his home, alongside his loving wife Loretta. He was born in Seward, Pennsylvania, on April 21, 1932, a son of the late Paul Peters and Margaret Acesick. He was a  proud veteran of the U.S. Army, serving from 1952-1954. Prior to his retirement, William was employed through the Iron Workers Union #3 and worked on the construction of numerous iconic Pittsburgh landmarks including Three Rivers Stadium, the U.S. Steel Tower, and many of the city's bridges.  William was a  member of New Hope Presbyterian Church, and a member of the Masonic Lodge in Irwin.  An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed fishing with his grandchildren, hunting, biking on trails, exercising, and dancing at the SNPJ, Chrystal Ballroom and other locales with his wife Loretta. He is survived by three children, Charisse Peters, Holly Wrote (Robert), and Brian Peters (Cheryl) ,  grandchildren Maria (Josh) McIntyre, Olivia Kegg (John Fedorek), Julia Kegg (Nolan Wolfe), Alexander Wrote, Adam Wrote, Evan Wrote, Jackson Wrote, and Joshua Peters.  Friends will be received at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon PA, on Friday from 2-4 P.M. and 6-8 P.M. A funeral service will take place in New Hope Church in North Huntingdon on Saturday at 11 A.M. PLEASE GO DIRECTLY TO THE CHURCH. Interment will follow in Irwin Union Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to New Hope Church.

Originally published February 28, 2024.

Other deaths:
"Hilda Mae Ahlin" || "Loretta Peters"