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Edward Sterdis

February 9, 1930 ~ December 7, 2020 (age 90)

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Edward  Sterdis, 90 resident of Jefferson Twp., Fayette City, PA, passed away Monday, December 7, 2020. .

Ed was born February 9, 1930 in Monessen, PA, son of the late John Sterdis  and Genevieve Teska Sterdis.

On January 27, 1951 Ed married his beautiful and loving wife Angeline Romanos.

He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the Army.  Prior to his retirement Ed was employed as a electric lineman for Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corp., Monessen plant.  
After retirement Ed and Angie found true pleasure serving St. Spyridon Church Auxiliary for 26 years, was a member of A.H.E.P.A and also served on St. Spyridon Parish Council.  

Ed's other interest was love of carpentry, which he demonstrated in helping build, renovate and any other wood working project his children needed.  And of course his love of gardening which was shared throughout the Mon Valley for years.  Ed truly loved his family and was always there in time of need.

 He is survived by his wife, Angeline Sterdis, daughter, Genevieve Evans, two sons, John Edward Sterdis, and Michael Sterdis;  grandson, Ron Evans, granddaughters, Janine Sterdis,  Carrie (Daniel) Rumbaugh, Stephanie Sterdis; great-grandchildren, Gionna Rumbaugh,  Noah Rumbaugh and Adam Stlachta; sister-in-law,Dorothy Sterdis, brother-in-law Bill Bubonic.

He was preceded in death by his parents, infant daughter, Marian Sterdis, mother and father in law Paul & Mary Romanakis, sister, Elaine Bubonic, brother Robert Sterdis and son in law Ron Evans.

Friends will be received Friday, December 11, 2020 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm in the Eley-McCrory Funeral Home,Inc. 334 Main Street, Fayette City,

Family and friends are asked to gather directly at St. Spyridon Greek  Orthodox Church on Saturday, December 12, 2020 for a 12:30 pm funeral service with Fr. Meletios Gianniodis as celebrant.

Interment will follow in the Grandview Cemetery, Monessen, PA.

Keeping in compliance with the State Mandate, guests are asked to please abide by personal protective guidelines, masks MUST be worn, social distancing must still be maintained and to please minimize your visit to allow other family and friends to pay their respects to the family since we are still limited to 25 guests in the funeral home at a given time. 

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Edward Sterdis, please visit our floral store.


December 11, 2020

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Eley Mccrory Funeral Home, Inc.
334 Main Street
Fayette City, PA 15438

December 11, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Eley Mccrory Funeral Home, Inc.
334 Main Street
Fayette City, PA 15438

Funeral Service
December 12, 2020

12:30 PM
St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church
117 Sy. Spyridon Lane
Monessen, Pa 15062

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