William J. White

June 28, 1930 — July 29, 2022

Pittsburgh

William J. White

William J. (Whizzer) White, peacefully, at 92, of Pittsburgh on July 29, 2022. Preceded in death by his loving wife Cecilia and son Billy. Loving father of Jan (Frank) Schmittlein, Jean Swanson, and Connie (Tony) Diulus. Proud grandfather of Erin, Alexandra, Katelyn, Sabrina, William, Joseph, Anthony, Michael, Christopher, Ian and great grandfather to nine great-grandchildren. Brother of the late James White (Betty).  Beloved by so many nephews, nieces, cousins and friends. 

Bill served in the ARMY proudly as Military Police and SGT of firearms training unit.  Upon returning home he continued to serve the City of Pittsburgh as a member of the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police for 37 years, serving from patrolman to Detective in several units and retiring as Detective First Grade.

Fifty + year member of the FOP and recipient of the prestigious Pat McNamara award in 2011. An active leading member and past Commander of several divisions of the American Legion. Served as President of the PNA Lodge 1243 for 35+ years. Involved proudly with the Police Marching Band, softball team and FOP bowling league. Co-Founder of the Family Picnic that just celebrated its 69th year. 

Dad was a cheerleader, coach and fan for all his grandchildren’s activities, attending football, baseball, softball, basketball and dek hockey games, wrestling and dance competitions. He was an avid Pittsburgh Sports team fan. He most enjoyed spending his time with his family, dancing cheek to cheek with Cill, and helping anyone that needed a hand.

We would like to thank Gateway Hospice and the dear caregivers that helped us through this journey. 

Family and Friends welcome Saturday 6-8, Sunday 2-8pm. WILLIAM SLATER II FUNERAL SERVICE (412-563-28001650 Greentree Rd, Scott Twp 15220. FOP service Sunday 7:30 pm. Funeral mass Monday 9:00 am Holy Trinity Church, Archangel Gabriel Parish.  Burial to follow in the National cemetery of the Alleghenies 10:30am with full military honors. 
 
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Visitation

Saturday, August 6, 2022

6:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

William Slater ll Funeral Service

1650 Greentree Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15220

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Visitation

Sunday, August 7, 2022

2:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

William Slater ll Funeral Service

1650 Greentree Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15220

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FOP Service

Sunday, August 7, 2022

7:00 - 7:30pm (Eastern time)

William Slater ll Funeral Service

1650 Greentree Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15220

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Mass

Monday, August 8, 2022

9:00 - 10:00am (Eastern time)

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Burial

Monday, August 8, 2022

10:30 - 11:30am (Eastern time)

National Cemetery of the Alleghenies

1158 Morgan Rd, Bridgeville, PA 15017

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