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Edward George Roehling

June 20, 1931 - May 08, 2022


Obituary For Edward George Roehling

Age 90, passed peacefully with his family present, on Sunday, May 8, 2022, of Forest Hills. He spent his childhood in Mt. Oliver and was a proud 1949 graduate of Brentwood High School.

Loving husband of the late Elaine C. Roehling for over 50 years; father of Eric (Missy) Roehling; proud Grandpa of Joshua Roehling; son of the late Albert and Edna Amigh Roehling; brother of the late JoAnn Stephano and Albert Jr. Ed was a Korean War Era Veteran who proudly served in the U.S. Army. He was a longtime employee (over 30 years) of Alling and Cory Paper Company. Ed was the dedicated chairperson of the Bryn Mawr neighborhood corn roast for over 40 years. His involvement helped the event in 2017 achieve its one hundredth consecutive year without a rain out. Ed was a dedicated member and humble servant at Hope Lutheran Church of Forest Hills and the surrounding community. He donated his handyman skills to Camp Agape' in Hickory, PA. His family would like to thank the Passavant Retirement Community for the excellent care and support they provided for Ed. Friends will be received at the John F. Slater Funeral Home, Inc., 412-881-4100, 4201 Brownsville Road, Brentwood 15227 on Friday, May 13, 2022 from 3-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. in Hope Lutheran Church of Forest Hills. Everyone please gather at the church. In lieu of flowers, family suggests contributions to Hope Lutheran Church, 353 Ridge Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15221 or Camp Lutherlyn, PO Box 355, Prospect, PA 16052.

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  • 05/18/2022

    We were so sad to hear of Ed's passing. We knew him as a wonderful neighbor and a quiet, tireless organizer of our annual corn roast. He was the man who kept this amazing tradition together for decades. We have fond memories of the after-roast get-togethers hosted by Ed and Elaine, when we would hear stories about the history of our neighborhood from some of the "old-timers." May your memories of your dad and grandpa comfort you.

  • 05/11/2022

    When we joined Hope in 1992 Ed and Elaine quickly drew into the family of Hope. They were the ultimate caregivers in the congregation and we suddenly began helping them serve meals at Pleasant Valley Shelter for homeless men. Ed was quiet yet outgoing and a man of tremendous faith. I know that he and Elaine are rejoicing together and also busy caring for all in Heaven. Our deepest condolences Eric Missy and Josh.

  • 05/11/2022

    What a great picture of Ed. I always thought his smile was so genuine and it is captured perfectly in this picture! It shows his kindness and his fun spirit (a little mischievious, perhaps!). I worked at soup suppers with Ed for many years and as an active member of Hope, I crossed paths with him in more ways than I can count. He is greatly missed! Kathie Nelson

  • 05/10/2022

    We have such wonderful memories of Ed and Elaine from our years at Hope. Ed was such a kind and caring man and we send our love and condolences to Eric and his family. Godspeed, Ed. Love from Rick and Elise Braden