Wesley E. Whitfield, 77, of Muse, died Wednesday, April 27, 2022, in UPMC Shadyside.
He was born May 26, 1944, in Houston, a son of Thomas Sr. and Helen Rogers Whitfield.
Mr. Whitfield was a 1962 graduate of Chartiers-Houston High School.
He had worked as a logistics manager for Philips Lighting.
Mr. Whitfield loved camping, his grandchildren and attending all of their sports and activities, and was an avid Steelers fan.
On October 18, 1987, he married Darlene Kemis McDermitt Whitfield.
Also surviving are: two children, Arthur C. McDermitt Jr. (Kim) of Burgettstown and John McDermitt (Beth) of Bridgeville; 7 grandchidren, Arthur J. (Karlee), Austin, John Jr., Allison and Nathan McDermitt, and Nicholas and Matthew Smutney; three brothers, Ronald Whitfield (Anne) of Warren, OH, Larry Whitfield (Pam) and Terry Whitfield (Darlene) both of Chartiers Twp.; and many nieces and nephews.
Deceased are: two sisters, Marjorie “Sis” Chappel Gillingham and Mary Ellen Raineri; and two brothers, Robert Johns and Thomas Whitfield Jr.
Friends will be received from 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 PM Monday in McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home Ltd., Robert K. McIlvaine, owner/supervisor, 27 Cherry Avenue, Houston, PA 15342, where services will be held at 1 PM on Tuesday, May 3, 2022. Interment is private.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggest memorial contributions be made to St. Jude’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105, www.stjude.org.
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