We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Clawson Funeral & Cremation Center, Inc.
Edward Jerome McTigue II, 96, of Leechburg, passed away on Friday, August 5, 2022, at Overlook Green Hospice in Pittsburgh.
A son of the late Jerome McTigue and Martha (Harrington) McTigue, he was born February 18, 1926 in Oklahoma Borough, PA.
Ed served in the U.S. Navy during World War II both in the American and Pacific Theaters. He was the recipient of the Purple Heart among other medals. He had been employed by Allegheny Ludlum in West Leechburg for 42 ½ years starting as an inspector, progressing to machine operations and retiring as a supervisor in 1988. Ed had been a member of the former St. Catherine Roman Catholic Church in Leechburg and a die-hard Steeler fan. He was an avid fisherman who enjoyed reading, woodworking, watching Turner classic movies, listening to music (especially Patsy Cline and Jo Stafford), and spending time with his nieces, nephews, and grandchildren.
Survivors include a son, Jeffrey Mark McTigue of Leechburg; a daughter, Patricia Ann McTigue of Pittsburgh; a daughter-in-law, Laura McTigue; two grandsons, Brandon Scott McTigue of New York and Ryan Matthew McTigue of Massachusetts; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ann (Kovalchik) McTigue in 1990; a son, Patrick McTigue in 2014; and sister, Betty McTigue Anthony in 1974.
Friends will be welcomed by his family for a Celebration of Life to be held on Thursday, August 11, 2022 from 7-8 p.m. at the Clawson Funeral & Cremation Center, 170 Main St., Leechburg, 724-842-1051. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.