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Suddenly, but peacefully, transitioned at home among loved ones. A WWII veteran (USN) and 40-year retiree of the US Postal Service, his most treasured roles were husband, father, and grandfather. He is survived by his cherished wife of 68 years, Patricia Lee; daughters, Anita English (William) and Valerie Cook (Myron); granddaughters, Erin Cook, Belle English, Camille English and Brieann Cook; brother, Harry Lee; sister, Nora Elizabeth Banks; and a host of other loving relatives. Visitation Friday, June 28, 2019, 4-8 p.m., SPRIGGS-WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 720 N. Lang Ave., Pgh., PA 15208. Funeral Mass Saturday, June 29, 2019, 10 a.m. in Saint Bede Catholic Church, 590 S. Dallas Ave., Pgh., PA 15208. Interment, Mount Carmel Catholic Cemetery, immediately following Mass. 

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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Jun. 28, 2019.
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July 1, 2019
Dear Lee Family: What a fine gentleman. It was a pleasure to be with Mr. Lee at church every Sunday. He will be missed!
Gary Henderson
June 30, 2019
robert mauro
June 29, 2019
I was saddened to hear of the passing of Uncle Tommy's brother, James Robert, or Rob, as my parents knew him when I was growing up in Pittsburgh. I am Michelle Lee's cousin, Sylvia Page Browne, and I remember her uncle Rob well as a very friendly and nice person. Sending prayers and sincere condolences at your loss.
Sylvia Browne
June 29, 2019
May the love of our God keep you and your family in his perfect peace

Pat Jackson
Pat Jackson
June 28, 2019
Dear Val and family,

Sorry for your loss. You have my deepest sympathy. May you keep in your hearts all the sweet memories of your loved one.


Linda Williams
Linda Williams
June 28, 2019
Thanking God for your wonderful presence here on earth, you are a fine example of a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend. May the Comforter be with the family in their time of sorrow. Love Paulette
Paulette Foster
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