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Wayne C. Ruediger
July 11, 1935 ~ November 13, 2023 (age 88) 88 Years Old
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Wayne C. Ruediger, 88 of Sarver passed away on Monday, November 13, 2023 at the Allegheny General Hospital.
Born July 11, 1935 in Ivywood, he was the son of the late Russell Joseph Ruediger and Genevieve Kirkwood Ruediger.
Wayne was a graduate of Winfield High School. He enrolled in college at age 50 and went for 4 years (while working) and graduated with a carpenter's apprenticeship. He and his wife moved to Florida, working for Johnson and Johnson flooring. Wayne worked at Pittsburgh Metals, where they called him Preacher, until the big mill shutdowns. Wayne also worked at the Beaver Valley Power Station. He was a member of the Sarver Free Methodist Church and he attended Deer Lakes Community Church of the Nazarene. He enjoyed constructing hardwood floors, going fishing, and attending church events.
Surviving are his loving children, Twila (Larry) Vogel of Slippery Rock, David Ruediger of Sarver, Dale (Joyce) Ruediger of Pittsburgh, and Lorraine (John) Robinson of Cabot, 4 grandchildren, Lawrence DeWayne (Katelyn) Vogel, Melissa (Stefan) Schawl, Timothy (Elyse) Robinson, and Jason Robinson, 9 great grandchildren; Isabelle, Charlotte, Nygel, Caiden, Hailey, Rozalyn, Johnny, Everleigh and Sutton, and his sister, Virginia (Al) Helsel of Saxonburg.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Twila Marie Shick Ruediger, who he was married to for over 65 years, 3 brothers and 1 sister.
Friends will be received on Thursday, November 16, 2023 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at Fox Funeral Home, Inc., 410 W. Main Street, Saxonburg.
Services will be held on Friday, November 17, 2022 at 10:00 am at the funeral home with Rev. Fredrick Craig officiating.
Interment will follow in Sarverville Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Deer Lakes Community Church of the Nazarene, 1839 Saxonburg Blvd, Tarentum, PA 15084.