Chester W. Herb Sr., 84, of West Pittsburg passed away the morning of Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, at Golden Hill Nursing Home.
Born on Feb. 6, 1934, in Enon Valley, he was a son of the late William and Agnes Williams Herb.
On May 5, 1961, he married his beloved wife, the former Gwendolyn Hiler, and the two of them spent more than 52 years together until she preceded him in death on Nov. 16, 2013.
Chester had worked as an estimator for Kildoo-Copper Lumber Company and then retired from Copper Lumber Company after 40 years of working.
He also served his country as a member of the Army.
Chester is survived by his six sons, Chester W. Herb Jr. and wife, Tammy, of New Castle, Brian Herb and wife, Autumn, of Seven Fields, Pennsylvania, and Leslie Herb and wife, Brenda, Scott Herb and wife, Kim, Eric Herb and wife, Melodi, and Bradley Herb and wife, Taralee, all of New Castle; brother, Art Herb of New Castle; sisters, Joyce Herb and Carol Marmo, both of New Castle, and Shirley Ann Ault of New Brighton; 13 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by his brother, Larry Herb; and sister, Marge Hardesty.
Private services will be conducted at Ed and Don DeCarbo Funeral Home and Crematory, 941 S. Mill St., officiated by the Rev. Dennis Bupp.
Interment will take place in Parkside Cemetery.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.decarbofuneralhome.com.
Published on February 13, 2018