June 2, 1945 - July 4, 2016
WESTMAN Roger C. On July 4, 2016, Roger, age 71, of Pittsburgh, PA died of respiratory failure in hospice care at West Penn Hospital. Son of the late Mr. Ernest and Emily Westman formerly of Bristol, CT., where he was born. Husband of William Stevens. Brother of Shirley King of Alexandria, VA. He is also survived by two nieces and a nephew and grandnieces and nephews. Roger was a former Vestry Member of Calvary Episcopal Church in East Liberty where he also served as Secretary to the Vestry and was active on Calvary's Architectural-History Committee and co-editor of its Guidebook and on its Welcome Committee. He had been a board member of the Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition, the Renaissance City Choirs, Green Burial Pittsburgh, and was presently the President of the Allegheny County Retirees Association. Roger was a devoted volunteer with the In Service Of Seniors of East Liberty. He received his Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering from Northeastern University in Boston and his Ph.D. from the University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY. A supporter of the environment, Roger worked for 34 years for the Air Quality Program of the Allegheny County Health Department where he rose to become Program Chief. He was a long-time member of the Sierra Club and the Appalachian Mountain Club. In his younger years, Roger enjoyed hiking and camping, rock climbing and ice dancing. Burial will be on Friday, 8 July at 2:00 in the afternoon at Penn Forest Natural Burial Park located at 121 Colorado Street Verona, PA 15147. On Saturday, 9 July at 12:00 a service to celebrate his life will take place at Calvary Episcopal Church 315 Shady Avenue (corner of Walnut and Shady) 15206 located in the Shadyside neighborhood of Pittsburgh. Followed by a reception in the Parish Hall. As requested by Roger, in lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to be made to the Calvary Episcopal Church Endowment Maintenance Fund or the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy or a charity of your choice. Arrangements trusted to D'Alessandro Funeral Home and Crematory Ltd., Lawrenceville. dalessandroltd.com
WESTMAN Roger C. On July 4, 2016, Roger, age 71, of Pittsburgh, PA died of respiratory failure in hospice care at West Penn Hospital. Son of the late Mr. Ernest and Emily Westman formerly of Bristol, CT., where he was born. Husband of William... View Obituary & Service Information
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