Joseph John Irmer, Jr., age 63 of White Oak and originally of Oakland, passed away on Friday, September 20, 2019 in UPMC Shadyside. Born February 22, 1956 in Pittsburgh, he was a son of the late Joseph J. Irmer, Sr. and Dorothy (Lesniak) Irmer. A retired millwright with US Steel - Irvin Works who also worked at LTV Steel, Joseph attended St. Angela Merici Parish in White Oak. A selfless and strong man with an equally strong faith, his family will remember him as an amazing husband, father, and grandfather. He is survived by his wife of 39 years Christine M. (Gallagher) Irmer; his daughter Heather Jo (Matt) LiVorio of Cranberry; his sons Joseph J. Irmer, III, John A. Irmer, Gus Irmer, and Jimmy Irmer, all of White Oak; grandchildren Vincent, Anthony, and Matthew LiVorio; his siblings Dorothy "Binnie" Sterns of Olney, MD, Joann (Greg) Casile of Fox Chapel, and Francis (Mary) Irmer of Pymatuning; many nieces and nephews; and also his dog Montey, a.k.a Easy LaMont.
Besides his parents, Joseph was preceded in death by his sister Maryann "Sussy" Ruperto. Friends will be received in the Daniel F. Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory, 4504 Walnut St., Versailles Borough, McKeesport, PA 15132 (412-678-3454) on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 from 6 to 8 PM and Thursday, September 26, 2019 from 2 to 4 PM and 6 to 8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, September 27, 2019 at 10 AM in St. Angela Merici Church. Burial will be held on Friday, September 27, 2019 at 10 AM in St. Angela Merici Church. Burial will follow in St. Joseph's Cemetery, North Versailles. www.bekavacfuneralhome.com
Originally published September 21, 2019.