RICHARD EARL, Jr.
Age 64, of Edgewood, formerly of Wilkinsburg, passed away at his residence, on April 5, 2014. Beloved husband of Maureen (O'Leary) Smith; adored son of the late Richard E., Sr. and Frances (DeVito) Smith; loving father of Richard (Shiela) Smith, Kristen Smith, Amanda (Mark) Allebach, and Bernie (Myndy) Smith; doting grandfather of Rylee, Grace, Mason, Ava-Rose; brother of the late Stella (surviving, Tim) Creamer. Richard retired after 40 years of dedicated service to the Allegheny County Juvenile Probation System as a Probation Officer and Drug and Alcohol Unit Specialist. He was a longtime member of the ISDA and the Wilkins Elks, Lodge 577. Friends will be received Wednesday 7-9 p.m. and Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the JOBE FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, INC. (MONROEVILLE / PLUM CHAPEL), corner of (445) Beatty Rd. and 48 North, Monroeville, (412-856-4747). Mass of Christian Burial at St. James Parish Friday, 10 a.m. in Wilkinsburg. Interment will follow in Mount Carmel Cemetery. Wilkins Elks Service Wednesday, 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Forbes Hospice, 2570 Haymaker Rd., Monroeville, PA 15146.
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from Apr. 8 to Apr. 9, 2014