By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home
THOMAS A. OELER age 95, of Duquesne, on February 12, 2018. He was a son of the late Albert P. and Veronica (Weber) Oeler, Sr. Tom was a retired City of Duquesne Fireman and a retired carpenter of Local #1160. He was a member of St. Agnes Church, West Mifflin, past Scoutmaster Troop #310 and was involved in scouting for 25 years. He was a former member of the L.O.O.M. #75, John Birch Society, former member of St. Joseph's Men's Club, former member of the Society of Preservation and Encouragement of Barbershop Quartet Singing in America, Union Railroad Chorus. He proudly served his country in the Army during WWII in the 826th Amphibian Tractor Battalion. Beloved husband of 67 years to Marguerite (Snyder) Oeler; father of Marguerite Jean "Peggy" (Thomas) Smith of West Mifflin, Thomas Paul (Crystal) Oeler of Spotsylvania, VA, Karl G. (Cindy) Oeler of North Huntingdon, Yvonne L. (Gary Foore) Rider of West Mifflin, J. Daniel (Patricia) Oeler of Elizabeth, Matthew Leo (Lisa) Oeler of Jefferson Hills; also 29 grandchildren and 22 great- grandchildren; brother of Rosemary Shipe of Jeannette and Veronica Bowen of Smithton, late Albert Paul Oeler, Jr. and the late Mary C. Oeler. Visitation on Friday, February 16, 2018, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the MALOY - SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Agnes Church on Saturday at 10 a.m. followed by Presentation of Military Honors. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Veterans Administration.
Originally published February 14, 2018.
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