Alvin Jeffrey Abels, age 65 of Dravosburg, died Saturday, February 23, 2019. He was born March 9, 1953 in McKeesport, the son of the late Alvin C. and Shirley L. Allan Abels. He graduated from McKeesport High School class of 1971, Was a member of the Dravosburg Fire Hall and West Newton Gun Club. His favorite past times were fishing and hunting. He loved spending time outside walking through woods and fields with his beloved dog Stymie. He was a lifelong fan of the Steelers, Penquins and Pirates.
Jeffrey is survived by his sons, Rowdy (Courtney) Abels of North Carolina, Adam (Kristen) Abels of Pleasant Hills, Jordan (Tracy) Abels of McKeesport; sisters, Susan Noebels of White Oak, Marsey (John) Jancic of Cleveland, North Carolina; brother Peter A. Abels of West Mifflin; grandchildren, Skylar, JJ, Brayden, Rylan and Brian; aunts, uncles, 5 nieces, 5 nephews, and cousins.
Family and friends will gather on Thursday, February 28, 2019 from 12:00 pm until the time of service at 1:00 pm at the Striffler Funeral Home in McKeesport (Hunter-Edmundson-Striffler), 600 Market St., McKeesport, PA 15132 412-678-6191. To share a memory or condolence visit strifflerfuneralhomes.com.
Originally published February 25, 2019.