Harold H. DeWald


Harold H. DeWald, age 90 of West Deer Township, near Bakerstown, PA, died unexpectedly on Saturday, July 24, 2021. He was the beloved husband of 53 years to Sue (Smith) DeWald.

Dear father of Scott (Katie) DeWald, Heidi DeWald, Brett (Cathy) DeWald, and Brenda DeWald. Proud grandfather of Ryan, Adam, Nya, and Kaden. He was preceded in death by siblings Eleanor, Horace, Eugene, and Vera.

The family welcomed friends on Friday, July 30, 2021, at Schellhaas Funeral Home, Ltd. 5864 Heckert Rd., Bakerstown, PA 15007. Services were held on Saturday, July 31, 2021, in Memorial Park Presbyterian Church at 11 AM.

Originally from Emlenton, PA, Harold graduated from Allegheny College and received his Masters from William and Mary. He was a proud Navy Veteran serving during the Korean War. He taught for 36 years in the Fox Chapel School District. Harold was also a church Elder and member at Memorial Park Presbyterian Church, and an Eagle Scout and past Troop Leader. He enjoyed working on his farm, woodworking, was a skilled mechanic and electrician, a true jack of all trades, but most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family.

The family suggests donations to American Legion Post 548, P. O. Box 171, Bakerstown, PA  15007 or Habitat for Humanity, 6435 Frankstown Ave Suite 100, Pittsburgh, PA 15206.


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