William J. Schraeder
William J. Schraeder, 76, of Munhall, passed away peacefully into the arms of his Savior on Good Friday morning, April 14, 2017. He was a born again Christian who received Jesus Christ as his personal Lord and Savior. Born Jan. 8, 1941, the lifelong Munhall resident was the beloved son of the late William and Mary Schraeder. He is survived by his sister-in-law and caretaker, Terry Schraeder; beloved great-uncle of Sara and Cameron Cramer; cousin of Mary Jane and Bob Oster and family, Joey and Joanie Rubinchak, Ray Rubinchak and family, in Virginia, and Albert Rubinchak and family, in Plum Borough; and an aunt, Relda Rubinchak and family, in Bermuda. He was predeceased by his brother, Robert Schraeder; and his only niece, Leeann Cramer. William worked for Westinghouse Research and Development as an electrician in Churchill Borough from 1974 and retired in 1996. He was a military policeman in the Army during the Vietnam era. He was an operator of Ham radios and also was on air at WAMO Radio; friend of the late Porky Chedwick. William was a music aficionado and a train enthusiast. He loved to go with his friends to Dayton, Ohio, for flea markets. He loved to cook and also loved to eat! He was very generous with the giving of his time to family, friends and neighbors who needed help with electrical situations or problems. He loved dogs dearly, and sadly lost his best pal, Penny, a year ago. Her cremains will be buried with him. William had many friends in a variety of areas, and he will be greatly missed. Family and friends will be received from 1 to 9 p.m. Friday at the SAVOLSKIS-WASIK-GLENN FUNERAL HOME INC., 3501 Main St., Munhall. A funeral service will be held Saturday, time to be announced, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the Wounded Warriors Project, The Animal Rescue League or People Concerned for the Unborn Child. www.swgfuneralhome.com .
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