Alfred J. Savage, Jr., age 79, of Irwin, died January 2, 2021, at Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital. Born November 5, 1941, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Alfred J., Sr., and Leona Mae (Daugherty) Savage and the husband of Roberta (McClellan) Savage for over 59 years.
Alfred retired from Bill Fiore Trucking, where he was a truck driver. He was also a volunteer at the former Industry, PA Volunteer Fire Department, where he was the fire chief. Alfred enjoyed woodworking, puzzles, fishing, and hunting in his early years.
In addition to his wife, Alfred is survived by his children, Lorie Savage of Irwin, Dave Savage of North Huntingdon, and Robert (Marianne Jarmon) Savage of Irwin; grandchildren, Steven Holmes, Kevin (Diana) Savage, David (Julie) Savage, Kyley Savage, Jennifer (William) Shoemaker, and Kelli Pastore; 11 great-grandchildren; also many nieces and nephews.
Along with his parents, Alfred was also preceded in death by his daughter, Christine Alice Savage; son, James Edward Savage; daughter-in-law, Yvonne Savage; brothers, John Edward, Thomas David, Daniel Thorpe, and Lawrence Lee Savage.
Family and friends will be received at Willig Funeral Home & Crematory on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, from 2 to 4 p.m. & 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Thursday, at 10 a.m. Committal prayers and entombment will follow in Penn Lincoln Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Savage family.
Condolences and memories may be shared at www.willigfuneralcremationservices.com.
Owner, Chris Odasso
Originally published January 04, 2021.