In memory of
William "Bill" Morath, 92, formerly of Lower Burrell, passed away peacefully Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019. Bill was preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd and Irene (Fisher) Morath, his first wife, Mary Anne (Betty Lou) Morath, and his second wife, Virginia (Ginny) Morath; siblings, Emily (Ridgway) Sharpless, Sylvia (Herbert) Weidman, Hazel (William) Brown and Carl and Paul Morath. Bill is survived by his stepson, Richard (Terry) Keibler, of Sarasota, Fla., and stepdaughter, Robyn (Charlie) Simon, of Altoona, Pa. He was a step-grandfather to Dawn (Tom) Daly and Justin Moore, of Tampa, Fla. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Bill was the owner of B&B Appliances, in Lower Burrell. He retired from Fisher Appliance, in Freeport. He always enjoyed family gatherings and time spent with friends. In his younger days, when his nieces and nephews were young, he liked playing Santa at their Christmas gatherings. He enjoyed gardening, golfing, square dancing, traveling and taking care of the beautiful property he shared with Ginny. You could always find him feeding and watching the wildlife. He liked helping out at his church, Bethesda Evangelical Lutheran Church, in Lower Burrell. He was a proud Army veteran, serving in World War II. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday only at the FRANK F. GIGLER FUNERAL HOME INC., Robert P. Karish, supervisor, 2877 Leechburg Road, Lower Burrell, PA 15068, where a funeral service will be held at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019. Interment will be in Greenwood Memorial Park. www.giglerfuneralhome.com .
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