Age 54, of Whitehall, formerly of Hazelwood, on Sunday, February 2, 2014. Beloved husband of Nikki Affinito; son of Elizabeth Kemp and the late William J. Deasy (Mary Lee). He was a member of IBEW #5, Soldiers and Sailors in Greenfield. His smile and unique sense of humor affected everyone he met. His wife Nikki writes- He was the love of my life. Our family is eternally grateful that God sent him to us. He was the best man I knew. William is survived by his children, Ronald (Aleasha), Michael, Chelsea Steck, and Nicholas Steck; proud grandfather of Ava and soon to be Gianna; brother of Pat (Phyllis), Betsy (Paul Burke), Chris (Corrine), Helen (Linhart), Jim (Caroline), Tom (Christi), and Sharleen (Chris Lydon); William will be forever missed by nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Friends received at the JOHN D. O'CONNOR AND SON FUNERAL HOME, INC., 5106 Second Avenue, 15207, 412-521-8116 on Tuesday and Wednesday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. and again Thursday morning at 9:30 a.m. before the Mass of Christian Burial in St. Stephen Parish at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in his name be made to St. Stephen Parish, 5115 Second Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15207.
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