July 13, 1929 – May 31, 2018
DeRose, Natale “Nick” A., Sr., age 88, on Thursday, May 31, 2018 of Baldwin.
Beloved husband of 53 years to Marge (Valent); loving father of Nick (Kim) DeRose; proud grandfather of Julia and Alexandra; brother of Angelo, Pete and the late Frank, Dominic, Caroline Gallo, Carmalina DeRose and Josephine Adams. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Nick proudly served as a Sergeant in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a member of the American Legion, Pleasant Hills Post 712 and longtime member of the Dutch Club in Baldwin. Nick’s family would like to thank all of the doctors, nurses and caregivers at the VA Medical Centers in Oakland and Aspinwall for the loving care they provided to Nick over the years. Friends will be received at the John F. Slater Funeral Home, 412-881-4100, 4201 Brownsville Road, Brentwood 15227 on Monday, June 4, 2018 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Funeral prayer on Tuesday morning at 8:15. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church at 9:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, family suggests contributions to the American Legion, 650 Old Clairton Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15236 in memory of Natale A. DeRose.