William Andrew Stern
William Andrew Stern, of Shenandoah, Texas, formerly of Mercer and Troy Hill, Pa., died at 12:55 a.m. Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, after an extended illness in Avanti Senior Living at Vision Park, Shenandoah. He was 91.
He was born Nov. 9, 1928, in Pittsburgh, a son of George Stern and Anna (Krause) Stern.
Bill was a graduate of Millvale High School and worked for the Sprinkler Fitters Local Union 542 out of Pittsburgh as a foreman for 42 years.
He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War.
Bill was a member of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Mercer.
He enjoyed coaching football, hunting and fishing. Bill was a member of the Mercer VFW.
Bill is survived by a special friend, Mary Kriebel, Hermitage; three sons, William Stern of Harmony, Pa., Ronald Stern of Spring, Texas, and Thomas Stern of Kittanning, Pa.; 10 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Elizabeth (Miller) Stern, whom he married June 17, 1949, and who passed away May 24, 1992; a sister, Margaret Lutty; and a brother, Herman Stern.

William Andrew, 91, of Shenandoah, Texas, formerly of Mercer and Troy Hill, Pa.
Calling hours: 4 to 7 p.m. Friday (11-22-19) and 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday (11-23-19) before the service in JOHN FLYNN FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORY Inc., 2630 E. State St., Hermitage. Friends may sign guest book at www.flynnfuneralhome.com
Funeral service: 10 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home chapel.
Burial: America's Cemetery.
Published on November 19, 2019


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