William E. Allemang Jr., 89

William E. Allemang Jr., 89, Bethel Park, entered eternal life on Friday, May 9, 2014, at the Kane Nursing Home in Scott Township.

He was born Oct. 20, 1924, in Pittsburgh, a son of the late William and Pauline (Sigel) Allemang Sr.

He was the beloved husband of the late Bernadette; loving father of Karen (Raymond) Kosmach of Ohio, William (Teresa) Allemang III of Punxsutawney and Brian (Janice) Allemang of Bethel Park; six grandchildren, Tonya Briggs, Brooke Wozniak, Mary Kundrat and Marc, John and Michelle Allemang.

He is also survived by 10 great-grandchildren.

He was the loving brother of Norma Hadley of La Habra, California, and the late Betty Schuler.

William served during World War II and received a bronze star and a purple heart while serving in the Army with the 20th Infantry, 6th Division, in the Asiatic-Pacific Theatre Campaigns of New Guinea, South Philippines Liberation and Luzon, with 219 days on consecutive combat, plus 87 days in New Guinea.

He was discharged as a staff sergeant.

Later in life, he worked for General Electric and retired as an executive.

Services are private and entrusted to Freyvogel-Slater Funeral Directors in Pittsburgh.

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