David George Todd, 82, went to be with his Lord and Savior Monday, September 6, 2021. Dave was born April 12, 1939, in Oakmont, a son of George and Mildred Robinson Todd. He grew up a genuine Pittsburgher and liked his hometown wholeheartedly.
Just after graduating from Oakmont Higher School, he attended Allegheny School, earning a degree in political science.
He was utilized by J&L Metal for 26 several years as a human means supervisor. In his second and favourite job, he drove a school bus for Peters Township.
In 1965, David satisfied and wed the adore of his lifetime, Karen Joye Jeffries of Punxsutawney. They celebrated 55 yrs of relationship in November 2020. Collectively they raised their four small children with the Pittsburgh values of religion, neighborhood and hard work.
He served in a lot of leadership and instructing roles at his longtime church, John McMillan. He appreciated still currently being connected to his church loved ones through streaming for the duration of the previous year. Dave’s excellent religion was typically apparent when a stunning hymn or anthem would convey his pocket handkerchief to his eyes. Also apparent would have been a look at his look at around the conclusion of company, as Steelers kick-off time drew in close proximity to. Dave was not just a Steelers fan, he was a black-and-gold-flag-bearing, uniform carrying, time-ticket-keeping group historian and enthusiast. He was equally dedicated to the Penguins, the Pirates, and the Pitt Panthers.
1 of Dave’s preferred pastimes was celebrating his Scotch-Irish heritage, which include the Highland Video games, the St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, and listening to Chris enjoy Irish tunes.
David is survived by his beloved wife his young children, daughter Kelly (Kevin) Schmidt of Sunbury, Ohio, daughter Jodi (Monte) Bainter of Logan, Ohio, daughter Katie Thien of Cincinnati, Ohio, and son Christopher (Heidi) Todd of Peters Township. He was known and treasured as “Pop-Pop” by his 12 grandchildren, Jessica, Jacob, Jonathan, Riley, Ellie, Kathryn, Nathaniel, Lanie, Joel, Anna, Elizabeth and Bodie and two wonderful-grandsons, Joseph and Matthew. Cherished family associates left at the rear of consist of his only sister, Mary Naylor of Cincinnati in-rules Diane (Don) Jeffries Means, Sandy Jeffries, Paul (Leslie) Jeffries, Colleen Jeffries, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. He will be skipped by his FIJI fraternity brothers, coworkers, and the a lot of mates of his small children who usually identified their way to Pudding Stone Lane.
“When we reduce another person we enjoy, we must understand not to stay with no them but to dwell with the really like they left guiding.”
The relatives will acquire website visitors from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, September 10, in Beinhauer Funeral Dwelling, 2828 Washington Street, McMurray, PA (724-941-3211).
A memorial assistance will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 11, in John McMillan Presbyterian Church, 875 Clifton Highway, Bethel Park. Prepare to have on a mask when going to. The service will be livestreamed on the church Fb webpage for people unable to attend.
In lieu of flowers, donations to Heartfest, an business which money congenital coronary heart defect research, would be welcome at www.heartfest.org.
Released by Observer-Reporter on Sep. 9, 2021.