Philip Stewart Slaugh, on May 1, 2020, age 88, son of the late William Edward and Pearl Schiffer Slaugh, brother of the late Lawrence Andrew Slaugh. Survived by wife Carolyn Ferguson Slaugh and son Donald William Slaugh. Philip was a graduate of what is now Carnegie Mellon University with three degrees in music and education. A retired music teacher with the West Mifflin Area School District, he was a member and past president of the Pittsburgh Musicians Union. Phil played string bass with the Pittsburgh Opera Orchestra, the Pittsburgh Ballet Orchestra, and many church and community concerts, especially the McKeesport Symphony. Due to the pandemic there will be no visitation, and private burial. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Pennsylvania Chapter, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011 or to the First Hungarian Reformed Church of Homestead in care of Lisa Toth, 517 Brierly Lane, Munhall, PA 15120. Funeral arrangements are in charge of Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA 15132.
Originally published May 02, 2020.