William W. Merchant

December 26, 2018


Of Baldwin Township, on Wednesday, December 26, 2018.  Beloved husband of Bernice K. (Shaynock); father of Alice Joy Minton (Gavin), Robert S. (Theresa), and John J. Merchant; brother of Sally Merchant (and dog, Katie), and Allan Merchant (Elizabeth); grandfather of John, David, Rebekah, Lucas and Jackson.

Family and friends will be received at Frank F. DeBor Funeral Home on Sunday, December 30, from 1 to 5 p.m., where a service will be held on Monday, December 31, at 10 a.m.

Bill was an avid hiker and was proud of his hike to Cape May, NJ from Pittsburgh.  He was a 30-year employee of the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers in the Hydrology Department.  Bill had a great sense of humor, especially his puns and palindromes.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Mount Lebanon United Methodist Church, 3319 West Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA  15216 or VITAS Hospice, 2009 MacKenzie Way, Suite 110, Cranberry Twp., PA  16066.

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