Russell L. McWilliams, age 76, of McKeesport, died November 21, 2021 at his residence. He was born in North Versailles, PA on August 16, 1945 and is the son of the late John and Mary Figel McWilliams. He was preceded in death by his son, Matthew Ryan McWilliams who died February 11, 2019.
He served as Honor Guard in the US Navy and was employed as a machinist by WABCO for 39 years. Russ lived for his children and grandchildren. He was the ultimate family man.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Patricia Lewicki McWilliams, sons, Russell (Annoria Shah) McWilliams of Penn Trafford, James (Tara) McWilliams of Mt. Lebanon, and Brian McWilliams of McKeesport, grandchildren, Michael, Brandon, Ryan, Aidan, Natalie, and Amira, brother, John McWilliams of Palm Coast, Florida, and sister, Patricia McWilliams of Palm Coast, Florida, and nieces and nephews.
Family and friends may gather on Tuesday, November 23, 2021, at Strifflers of White Oak Cremation and Mortuary Services, 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, supervisor, 412-678-6177) from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be sent to the ALS Association of Western Pennsylvania, 416 Lincoln Ave., Millvale, PA 15209.
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Originally published November 21, 2021.