On Tuesday, June 17, 2014. Husband of the late Diana (Prenna) Lester; beloved father of Linda Jolly, James (Mary), Emil, Jr., Lorraine (Robert) Fisher, Lucy, Jean (Doug) Boker, Mark (Patricia), Diana (Fred) Leck, Lisa (Mike) Pompura, John (Sue), Matthew (Katie), Luke (Mary), and the late Wayne Lester; also 27 loving grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren; brother of Robert (Harriet) Lester and the late James and Howard Lester, June Proctor, Eleanor Flood and Betty Krull. Friends received Friday 1-8 p.m. in THOMAS J. GMITER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2323 E. Carson St., where Service will be held Saturday 10:30 a.m. Emil served with the 350th Harbor Craft Co. in the Pacific during WWII. He was active for over 50 years with the Knoxville United Church and helped with multiple renovations in the church.
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Funeral Home

Thomas J. Gmiter Funeral Home Inc.
2323 East Carson Street Pittsburgh, PA 15203
(412) 431-1029

Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from June 19 to June 20, 2014