84, of West Alexander, PA, formerly of West Mifflin, PA, died at 8:45 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, 2013 in the St. Clair Hospital, Mt. Lebanon, PA, after being in failing health for the past two years. Mr. Roney was a former member of the First Baptist Church in Monroeville and was a member of the Claysville Christian Church at the time of his death. He was a veteran of the Korean War where he served with the U.S. Army. Mr. Roney was employed as a instrumentation control engineer with J & L Steel Corp. (LTV Steel) in West Mifflin for 25 years prior to retiring in 1989. Surviving are two sons, Charles, husband of Paula Roney of Atlanta, GA and Robert, husband of Margaret Roney of Charlotte, NC; two daughters, Nancy, wife of Martin Pandolph of Bethel Park and Janet Roney of Gaithersburg, MD; eight grandchildren; and several nieces. Deceased in addition to his parents, is his wife, Margaret Lenora Algeo Roney, a brother, David Roney and a sister, Dorothy Curtis. Friends will be received from 10 a.m. until time of services at 12 noon, Monday, May 13, 2013 in the Claysville Christian Church with Rev. Meade Lacock officiating. Interment will follow in the Claysville Cemetery. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Claysville Christian Church. Arrangements are under the direction of the RUSH FUNERAL HOME, INC. Rogersville, PA. Family and friends may view the obituary and send condolences a:
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on May 11, 2013