Age 74, of Sewickley, passed suddenly on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013. He was pastor of Christ Hope Ecumenical Church in Brighton Heights. Father Bill also served as a priest for the Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese for 40 years, during which time he was pastor at the former St. Joseph Parish in Mt. Oliver, and also pastor of St. Victor's Parish Bairdford. He was beloved by his family, friends and parishioners. Son of the late parents, Carl and Eileen Hausen. He is survived by sisters, Jeanne Worgo, Mary Carol Blewitt and Janet Feldmeier; and brothers-in-law, Ronald Worgo, Bob Blewitt and Curtis Feldmeier. Also survived by nieces and nephews Kim, Kelly, Michelle and Scott of Atlanta; Luke, Christian, Rebecca and Thomas of Brighton Twp.; James and Jennifer of Penn Hills; his aunt Nancy Blundon and cousins Jill and Bill Blundon. At Father Bill's request, there will be no service or viewing. All arrangements are private. Donations in honor of Father Bill's memory can be made to Father Martin's Ashley Scholarship Fund, 800 Tydings Lane, Havre de Grace, MD 21078 or Arrangements by McCABE BROS. INC.
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from Feb. 22 to Feb. 24, 2013