William J. “Weezer” O’Hare Sr., age 98 of Muse passed away Monday June 7, 2021 in Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh. He was born November 5,1922 in Glouster, Ohio a son of the late John and Viola Meir O’Hare Sr.
Mr. O’Hare lived his life in Muse where he was a member of Holy Rosary Church of St. Oscar Romero Parish, the Muse Independent Club and the VFW Post 191. He proudly served as a Sergeant with the United States Army During World War II as an airplane and engine mechanic. Prior to his retirement he had been employed at McGraw Edison Power Systems and Cooper Industries and was a painter. He enjoyed woodworking and made many lawn ornaments. He also enjoyed spending time on his porch swing, baking cookies and making jelly and most of all spending time with his children and grandchildren.
On October 16, 1946 he married Leona Louise Deliere who passed away June 22, 2008. Left behind to cherish his memory are his four beloved daughters, Beverly (Vincent) Baselj and Colleen Progar both of Bridgeville, Anna Marie O’Hare of Muse and Jacklyn (Thomas) Mitchell of Cecil; grandchildren John (Nicole) Baselj, Jodie (Michael) Holtzer, Amy (Scott) Bonnell, Beth Progar, Jessica (Todd) Rainey, Katey Mitchell and Eric O’Hare; nine great grandchildren; six great-great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews . He was the last of his immediate family. Deceased in addition to his wife and parents are his son William J. “Bo” O’Hare Jr., grandson Jeffrey P. “Bucky” O’Hare, granddaughter Leeann Mitchell, one infant great-great grandchild, six brothers, Patrick, John Jr. “Hoss”, James, Donald “Grit”, Leo and Robert “Loggy” O’Hare and three sisters Ellen Howe, Dolores “Ann Louise” Marinelli and Mary Catherine O’Hare.
Friends and family are welcome from 2-8 pm Thursday, June 10, 2021 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 9:20 am Friday, June 11, 2021. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 am in the Holy Rosary Church of St. Oscar Romero Parish.
Interment will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, Cecil, with full military rites by the VFW Post 191 honor guard of Canonsburg and the United States Army.
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