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Gerald F. Koebler Jr.

April 14, 1943 ~ August 25, 2020 (age 77)


Gerald F. Koebler Jr., age 77, of Elizabeth Twp., formerly of Manor, passed away on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at UPMC Presbyterian. He was a retired electrician at General Motors Fisher Body in West Mifflin. He was a Navy veteran having served during the Vietnam War on the guided missile destroyer the USS Charles F. Adams DG-2. He was a friend of Bill W. and anyone else who needed someone to listen, an avid hunter and fisherman, and a master of all trades. He was first in his class in electronics at Great Lakes Electronics in Michigan. Born April 14, 1943 in Greensburg, he was a son of the late Gerald F. Koebler Sr. and the late Alice C. (Hohman) Koebler. He is survived by daughters, Erin (Tom) Koebler of Longmeadow, MA and Alison (Joe) Koebler of Verona; grandchildren, Aidan, Ryan and Nolan; long-time partner with whom he resided, Geraldine A. Corbett and her family; brother, Mark (Betty) Koebler of Penn Hills; also, nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends will be received in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth on Saturday, August 29, 2020 from 1 PM until the time of prayer service at 5 PM in the funeral home chapel. Burial will be in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies in Bridgeville at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Happy's Fund (a memorial fund that will assist people with attaining or maintaining their recovery), 678 4th Street, Verona, PA 15147. In order to comply with Covid-19 restrictions, attendance will be limited to 25 people at any given time inside the funeral home. Guests are required to wear masks and follow CDC social distancing guidelines. You may be asked to limit your visiting time so that all guests will have an opportunity to pay their respects. The family would like to express their understanding to those who are unable to attend due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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August 29, 2020

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home
221 North Second Avenue
Elizabeth, PA 15037

Prayer Service
August 29, 2020

5:00 PM
Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home Chapel
221 N. Second Ave.
Elizabeth, PA 15037

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