David G. Westwater, 90, of McMurray, died Saturday, November 16, 2019 in his home.
He was born June 7, 1929 in Houston, a son of J. Bradford and Ruth McBride Westwater.
Mr. Westwater was a 1947 graduate of Chartiers High School, attended Kiski Prep. School and graduated from the Michigan State University on June 7, 1953.
David was employed by the Dairymen’s Co-operative Sales Association and Milk Inc., both of Pittsburgh and Mueller-Harper in Sewickley.
He was a lifelong member of the First United Presbyterian Church in Houston where he had served as a Treasurer, Elder, Trustee, member of the choir and 14year volunteer for the Meals on Wheels program.
He was a member of Chartiers Lodge #297 F & AM and the Syrian Shrine. David was a longtime member of the Canonsburg-Houston Rotary Club where he was a Paul Harris Fellow and served on the board of directors for Oak Spring Cemetery.
He was a veteran, having served with the army from 1954 to 1956 obtaining the rank of 2nd Lt. and Tank Platoon Leader.
He was an avid gardener.
On June 7, 1953, he married the love of his life, Patricia Sims who passed away May 24, 2016.
Surviving are a daughter, Lauren Popp of Canonsburg; two nieces, Laura Bakaitis (Ron) of Washington and Maggie Balch of Providence, RI; two grandsons, Bill Naumoff (Nicole) and Mike Naumoff (Lexi); three great grandsons, Landon, Owen and Beckham; a great niece, Nicole Bakaitis; and granddog, Peanut.
Deceased in addition to his wife and parents are a daughter, Amy A. Westwater-Czambel; and a sister, Janet Lutes.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 Tuesday in the McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home Ltd., Robert K. McIlvaine, Owner/Supervisor, 27 Cherry Ave., Houston, PA 15342. Services will be held 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, November 20, 2019 in the First United Presbyterian Church of Houston, with Rev. Mary Kay Glunt officiating. Interment will follow in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies. Full military rites will be accorded by the Honor Guard from VFW Post 191, Canonsburg.
The family suggests memorial contributions to the First United Presbyterian Church, Building Fund, 102 N. Main St., Houston, PA 15342.
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