Of Churchill, age 95, on Tuesday, July 14, 2020, passed away peacefully at home of natural causes. He was born in Freeland, PA, on July 4, 1925, to John and Elizabeth (Capinas) Cheppa. Edward attended Freeland High School class of 1943 and was accepted into the US Navy V-12 program which provided a full scholarship to attend the University of Virginia where he received a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering. He was a commissioned officer in the Navy and served 3 years on the USS Crescent City and other ships. After the service, Edward worked as an electrical engineer for Westinghouse. He met his wife, Anna, on a bus traveling to Pittsburgh and they were married on July 22, 1950. He drew the blueprints and built a house in Churchill. Edward loved his terraced backyard where he planted fruit trees and enjoyed it everyday. He was loved and will be missed by many.
Edward is survived by his beloved wife of nearly 70 years, Anna (Bdzil) Cheppa; three children, Dr. Edward S. Cheppa (Jean B.), Marla Patrick (Greg), and Barbara Cheppa (William F. Scialabba); four grandchildren, Dr. Brandon M. Cheppa, Alexandra K. Cheppa, Elias S. Patrick, and Marissa A. Patrick; sister Alice Danko (the late Joseph); and many nieces and nephews.
Friends received at Wolfe Memorial, LLC, Forest Hills Chapel, 3604 Greensburg Pike, on Saturday from 11:30am until the time of the Blessing Service at 12:30pm. Interment in Good Shepherd Catholic Cemetery. The family suggests memorial gifts to Woodland Hills EMS, 8 Vine Alley, Pittsburgh PA 15221, http://whems.org.
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