Eugene Carl Lepsch, 84, of Coulters, died Monday, October 9, 2017. He was born October 24, 1932 in Greenock and was the son of the late Charles George and Edna Marie Hendry Lepsch. He was the husband of the late Eleanor A. Valecko Lepsch who died February 26, 2016. He was a member of First United Presbyterian Church of Boston, and was retired from Port Authority of Allegheny County. He was also a retired Pennsylvania Constable. He was a member of Rescue 8, White Oak Rescue and the McKeesport Ambulance Service. Eugene was a US Army Veteran of the Korean War. He received the National Defense Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal and the Korean Service Medal. He is survived by his son Robert Michael (Anna) Lepsch of Chalfant, daughters, Kathleen (late husband, Guy) Esposito and Rose Ann (Dennis) Torok of Coulters, grandchildren, Deanne Torok-Katchur (Chris), and Christopher and Cassie Lepsch, step-grandchildren, Guy, Jr., Michael, Gary, Carl, and Timothy Esposito, and Jennifer Speranza, and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his sisters, Marion E. Adams and Jean Graham, and brothers, Charles, Galen and George Lepsch. Friends are welcome Wednesday, October 11 from 7-9 pm and Thursday, October 12 from 2-4 and 6-9 pm at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township.(412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, director. Funeral service will be held at the First United Presbyterian Church of Boston on Friday, October 13 at 10:00 am with The Rev. Robert W. Koschik, officiating. Interment with Military Honors will follow at the Penn-Lincoln Memorial Park, Inc., North Huntingdon. Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Presbyterian Church of Boston, 5824 Smithfield Street, Boston, PA 15135. The family would like to thank the Palms of McKeesport for their loving care of Eugene. Condolences may be made at the gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com
Originally published October 10, 2017.