Richard Randall

Richard Randall

RANDALL: Richard Randall passed away on Wednesday, March 30, 2022. He was a true patriarch —loving, generous, and dedicated to his family. He is the beloved husband of Arlene, father to Cheryl (Jeffrey) Lemberg, and Joseph (Deborah), zadie to Alexander, Jordan, Madeline, Andrew and Jason, and many caring nieces and nephews. He was born on Jan. 18, 1931, in Dormont, Pennsylvania, to Joseph and Minnie. He was the youngest of five siblings (Albert, Thelma, Miriam, Bernice) who all preceded him in death.
Upon graduating from Dormont High School, Richard began his career at Jones & Laughlin (J&L) Steel Corporation in accounting. In 1952, he was drafted and served in the U.S. Army, whereby he deployed for the Korean War as an artillery ordnance supply specialist. He received multiple decorations, medals, badges and citations for his valor. Upon his discharge from the Army, while on the G.I. Bill, Richard graduated from Robert Morris University, attending night classes. Simultaneously, he resumed his career at J&L Steel which spanned about 35 years. He was employed at Consumer’s Produce for about 10 years, before enjoying a well-earned retirement. He spent his post-employment years traveling to and from Florida, keeping active through activities like softball and his treasured bowling league, spending time with his family and being genuinely kind to all. Services were held on Sunday, April 3, 2022 at D’Alessandro Funeral Home in Pittsburgh, followed by interment Adath Jeshurun Cemetery in Allison Park. The family requests contributions, in lieu of flowers, and they can be made to any charitable organization of choice. Professional services trusted to D’Alessandro Funeral Home & Crematory LTD., Lawrenceville. PJC

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