Andrew "Andy" Zobel

Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | May 15, 2020

Andrew "Andy"  Zobel, 96, of North Versailles, passed away Wednesday, May 13, 2020. He was born April 6, 1924 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Joe "Gusieppi" and Giovanina (DeRose) Zobel. He was a 1942 graduate of McKeesport High School and was proprietor of the former Zobel's Grill in Christy Park. He was also retired from the John Groves Company. Andrew served in the US Army during WWII and was a POW in Germany from September 25, 1944 to July 17, 1945. For his service he received the Good Conduct Medal, the American Theater Medal, and the European-African-Middle Eastern Medal with 3 Bronze Stars.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Regina Elizabeth (Haeckler) Zobel, loving children, Sharri (Jack) Ekiert of  White Oak, Randi (Robert) MacKeil of  Murrysville,  Andrew L . Zobel of Penn Hills, Pamela (Jeff) Siegel of Irwin and Craig (Elaine) Stephan of  Greene County, grandchildren, Lisa (Jeff) Behneke, Lauri (Jason) Hazaga, John and Jeffrey Ekiert, and Jesse Gustafson, 9 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great-grandchild, nieces, nephews, and his granddog, Rego He was preceded in death by his first wife, Shirley (Caskie) Zobel,  sisters, Antonette Leonardo and Mary Tassone,  brothers, Louis and Andrew Zobel and granddog, Joe. There is no visitation. Service with Military Honors will be held at a later date at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies in Bridgeville. The family would like to thank his caregiver, Mary Ellen Miller and Gateway Hospice for their kindness and compassion. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributons may be made to the Disabled American Veterans. Condolences may be made at

Originally published May 15, 2020.

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