William A. "Bill" Schaller Sr.

January 23, 1941 - March 19, 2015

William A. “Bill” Schaller Sr., 74 of Waynesburg formerly of Washington & Greensburg died Thursday-March 19, 2015 unexpectedly at the Washington Hospital. He was born January 23, 1941 in Greensburg the son of the late Weddell George and Miriam M. Swartzwelder Schaller. Mr. Schaller was a graduate of Greensburg-Salem High School and the Pennsylvania State Police Academy. From his youth until 1968 he was employed at Schaller's Bakery in Greensburg. Mr. Schaller was employed with the Pennsylvania State Police -Washington Barracks for 25 years retiring in 1993. He enjoyed genealogy, restoring and maintaining the Weddell Cemetery in West Newton, fishing and especially enjoyed his special times with his grandchildren and family. He was a member of the NRA & the FOP. Mr. Schaller was formerly married to Dulcina Bompiani Nunes who survives. On July 11, 2003 he married Kathy J. Chester who also survives. Surviving are his children; son; William A. (Karen R.) Schaller Jr. of Bethel Park, daughter; Kathleen D. (James) Petley of Pittsburgh, son; Wedel Sean (Jamie) Schaller of Washington. Stepchildren: stepson; Richard (Jaime) Studt of Washington, stepdaughters; Jamie (Evan) Zatezalo of Canonsburg & Lori Studt of Waynesburg. Brothers surviving; Weddell B. Schaller of Greensburg & Warren E. (Mary) Schaller of Youngwood, sisters; Marbeth Schaller of Jefferson & Gretchen Tolmer of Pasadena, Maryland. Two grandchildren; William & Elizabeth Petley, step- grandchildren; Marcus Studt, Taylor Wilson, Reagan Zatezalo, Zoe Zatezalo, Brittany Studt, Shelby Studt & R. J. Studt. Mr. Schaller was preceded in death by a brother; Walter L. Schaller. At the request of the family there will be no public visitation. Burial will be private. Arrangements are under the direction of the Warco-Falvo Funeral Home, Inc. Wilson at E. Katherine Avenues, Washington, S. Timothy Warco, supervisor/director, Susan Falvo Warco, director, S. Timothy Warco II, director. Memorial contributions can be made to the Weddell Cemetery Association, 7724 Moon Fall Court, Pasadena, Maryland 21122. Online condolences may be expressed at www.WarcoFalvoFuneralHome.com.