William C. "Bill" Hosking

December 17, 1923 ~ March 6, 2019 (age 95)


Age 95, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend, from Mt. Lebanon passed, away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on Wednesday, March 6, 2019. Loving husband of Pauline V. Ruby Hosking; devoted father of Richard Hosking, Wendy Hosking (Steven Sternberger) and the late Nancy Nold; proud grandpa of Lauren Schluter (Steven), Amy Hosking, Megan Hosking and Julien Sternberger; great grandpa of Emmeline Schluter. William was World War II veteran, 10th Mountain Division and was awarded two Bronze Stars for his service. Bill was an avid outdoorsman, boy scout troop leader and longtime Alcoa employee and Cronmiller Specialty Advertising salesperson. At his request services will be private. Contributions in his memory can be made to Miracle League of the South Hills, P.O. Box 12614, Pittsburgh, PA 15241 or ACLD Tillotson School, 4900 Girard Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15227.

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