Andrew Joseph Verostic, 65, of Pittsburgh, formerly of Punxsutawney, died Monday, Feb. 4, 2013. at UPMC Passavant Hospital in Pittsburgh.
He was born April 8, 1947, in Punxsutawney, a son of the late Andrew James and Helene (Hagney) Verostic.
On April 1, 1967, at Saints Cosmas and Damian Roman Catholic Church, he married the former Patricia Mae Sikora.
She survives and resides in Pittsburgh.
Mr. Verostic worked as an engineer for Union Switch and Signal in Pittsburgh.
He enjoyed his grandchildren, woodcrafting, hunting and fishing.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by three children, Andrew James Verostic and wife Eryn of Coolspring, Leslie Weigand and husband Randy of Pittsburgh, and Denise Sowers and husband Tim of Pittsburgh; five grandchildren, A.J. and Cody Verostic, Christopher Weigand, and Kaylee and Timothy Sowers; two brothers, Joseph Verostic and wife Eileen of Virginia and Robert Ade and wife Virginia of California; and a sister, Maryann Sexton and husband John of Illinois.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at Shumaker Funeral Home, Inc., Punxsutawney.
A funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, at Saints Cosmas and Damian Roman Catholic Church, celebrated by Monsignor Joseph Riccardo.
Interment will follow at Adrian-Anita Roman Catholic Cemetery, McCalmont Township.
Memorial donations may be made in Andrewâ€™s memory to St. Jude Childrenâ€™s
Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Online condolences may be made at www.shumakerfh.com.