Cas Stempkowski, 97, of McKees Rocks and formerly Scottdale, passed away on March 1, 2018 . Born to Antoni and Magdalena Stempkowski, he married Fannie (DeNardo) on June 10, 1948. Cas was a loving family man who enjoyed spending time with his family, dancing with his wife, vegetable gardening, fishing and the Steelers. He was a World War II veteran with the 17th Airborne Division, serving his county in Belgium in the Battle of the Bulge. He received the Overseas Bar, American Theatre Service medal, Good Conduct medal, World War II Victory medal, and the European African Middle Eastern Theatre Service medal with two bronze stars. He was a member of the Elks, VFW, Knights of Columbus and American Legion as well as many senior citizens groups. Cas retired in 1983 as a floorman after 42 years with Modulus Corporation (formerly Pittsburgh Screw & Bolt).
Survivors include his wife Fannie; sons Dan (Marilyn) and Lou (Ginny); grandchildren Kelly (Jeff) Duffy, Danny (Meredith) Stempkowski, Emily (Matt) Kiswardy and Elizabeth Stempkowski; great-grandchildren Lily and Ella Duffy and Logan and Brayden Stempkowski; two brothers Tom (Ellen) Stempkowski and Eugene Stem; as well as many sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
The family would like to thank Rosewood, Pilgrimage Hospice, Nancy Maslakowski and Josephine Stempkowski for their care and support.
Visitation will be held MONDAY, 2-4 & 6-8 PM at McDermott Funeral Home, 334 Forest Grove Rd, Coraopolis (Kennedy Twp), PA, where prayers will be offered TUESDAY, 11:30 AM, followed by burial at The National Cemetery of the Alleghenies in Bridgeville, PA at 12:30 PM. A memorial service will be held at a future date. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of your choice, including Pilgrimage Hospice at 2695 Winchester Dr Suite 200, Pittsburgh, PA 15220 and Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation, 110 East 42nd Street, 16th Floor, New York, NY 10017.