Albert “Bugs” Orwasky, born March 17,1929 in Weirton, WV, went home to be with the Lord October 7, 2021.
Al “Bugs” graduated from Weir High School in 1947 where he was awarded All-State honors in basketball and baseball.
From 1951-1955 Al served in the Air Force and was a member of the basketball team participating in games throughout Europe and Africa.
On September 25,1954 “Bugs” married Veda Danze at the First Baptist Church in Weirton, where he served as a Deacon, Trustee and volunteered working on many maintenance projects.
Employed at the Weirton Steel Company, “Bugs” was a pipe-fitter foreman and later worked for the Steel Works Employee FCU.
Albert “Bugs” was a wonderful family man and always gave of his time and talents for family, friends and others. “Bugs” loved to golf, enjoyed bowling and watching sports.
He is survived by his wife Veda, son Dr. Michael Orwasky (Dr. Carol), grandchildren Alexandra DeHart (Nick) and David Orwasky and great granddaughter Penelope DeHart.
A funeral service will be held on October 26, 2021 at Robert Toale & Sons Funeral Home, Wiegand Chapel in Sarasota, FL. Al will be laid to rest at the Sarasota National Cemetary.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Faith Baptist Church in Sarasota, FL, or the First Baptist Church of Weirton, WV.
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