Joseph F. FergusonNovember 29, 1918 ~ December 10, 2016 (age 98)
Age 98, formerly of Dormont, on Saturday, December 10, 2016. Beloved husband for 71 years of Agnes M. (Shaffer) Ferguson; devoted father of Rev. Timothy (Louise) Ferguson, Joseph Ferguson, Jr. (the late Noot), Daniel (Christine) Ferguson and Nancy (Michael) Kelly; brother of Maureen Scanlon, James (Loretta) Ferguson, the late John, Edward, Harry, and Patrick Ferguson; loving grandfather of Christina, Brendan, Shane, Jillian, Devin, Douglas, Meghan, Kevin, and Erik; great grandfather of Luke. Joe was born in County Derry, Northern Ireland, immigrated to Pittsburgh in 1925 and was raised on the North Side. He worked in the Civilian Conservation Corps. prior to enlisting in the U S Army in 1941, serving in North Africa, France and Germany. He retired from the U S Army reserves as a Master Sergeant. Joe was a Past Commander of American Legion Post # 0156 - Mt. Lebanon; he was a member of the Knights of Columbus; and was retired from Mellon Bank as a real Estate Trust Officer. Joe was very involved at Saint Bernard Church serving in many capacity. Friends will be welcomed at Laughlin Memorial Chapel, 222 Washington Road, Mt. Lebanon Thursday from 2:00 until 8:00pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Bernard Church, Friday morning at 11:30. Interment, Queen of Heaven Cemetery.