Raymond Roman age 87 of Muse passed away Tuesday December 10, 2019 in Allegheny General Hospital Pittsburgh. He was born February 28, 1932 in Muse a son of the late Harry J. Sr. and Lena Westimeire Roman. He was a graduate of Cecil High School class of 1950. Ray lived his life in Muse where he was a member of Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church, the Muse Independent Club and the Cecil Twp. Volunteer Fire Department #2 of Muse for 65 years serving as assistant chief and safety officer. He was a veteran and served proudly as an infantryman and jeep driver at the front, during the Korean War with the United States Army. Prior to his retirement he had been employed at the former Pennsylvania Transformer, McGraw Edison and Cooper Industries in the Large Finish Department. Ray enjoyed raising his beagles and participating in field trials as a member of the Chartiers Valley and Coraopolis Beagle Clubs. On May 16, 1953 he married Rose DeGenova who survives after 65 years of marriage. Also left behind to cherish his memory is his beloved grandson Roman Quinn of Canonsburg and several nieces, nephews and in-laws. He was the last of his immediate family. Deceased in addition to his parents is his dear daughter Angela M. Roman Shemiloff who passed away September 9, 2019, his brother Harry Roman Jr., sister Anna Mae Pivac, step brothers, Charles and Alfred Roman and step sisters, Louise Vinoverski and Ethel Spaulding.
Friends and family are welcome from 6-8 pm Thursday December 12, 2019 and 2-4 and 6-8pm Friday December 13, 2019 in Salandra Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. Joseph P. Salandra LFD owner/supervisor 304 West Pike Street Canonsburg 724-745-8120 where departing prayers will be recited at 9:30 am Saturday December 14, 2019. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 am in Holy Rosary Church in Muse. Interment will follow in Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Peters Twp. Full Military Rites will be accorded by the VFW Post 191 of Canonsburg Honor Guard and the United States Army. The Muse Volunteer Fire Department will conduct a service at 7:00 pm Friday December 13, 2019. To view or extend condolences please visit www.salandrafunerals.com.
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