Edward David Singer, age 96, of White Oak, died on Friday, February 24, 2023 at his residence. He was born in Pittsburgh on December 17, 1926 and is the son of the late Joseph Aloysius and Marie McCarthy Singer and the husband of the late Dorothy Singer who died in 2004.
Edward served in WW II in the army, was a 50 plus year member of General Smedley D. Butler, Post 701, White Oak American Legion, was the founder and proprietor of Singer Paint and Glass Company in White Oak, on Long Run Road, and still exists at its exact location since 1958. He was a past president of the Mon Yough Chamber of Commerce, and he proudly received the Small Businessman of the Year award in 1993. Most of all, Edward loved his family and all of his friends.
He is survived by his sons, Terry (Wendy) Singer of Pittsburgh; James “Rick” (Amy) Singer of White Oak; grandchildren, Jennifer (Brian) Swanger; James (Jessica Dury) Singer; Carmen (Casey) Ericson; Craig (Kelsey Condit) Singer; and Steven (Calla Wang) Singer; great-grandchildren, Elizabeth Swanger; Lillian Swanger; Emma Swanger; Charlotte Swanger; Nate Swanger; Roman Ericson; Rainee Ericson; Leona Singer; Brody Condit; and niece, Denise (David) Kover of Naples, FL.
In addition to his parents and wife, Edward was preceded in death by his siblings, Virginia Hoy; Jane Catherine Gibson; and William Singer.
Family and friends will gather on Monday, February 27, 2023 at Strifflers of White Oak Cremation and Mortuary Services, Inc., 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, supervisor, 412-678-6177) from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. A gathering will also take place on Tuesday, February 28, 2023 from 11:00 a.m. until the time of services at 1:00 p.m. with Reverend Warren Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Allegheny County Memorial Park.
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