Obituary for Fred J. Winslow
Fred J. Winslow, 71, of North Huntingdon died Monday, January 22, 2018 at Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital. He was born January 21, 1947 in Wilkinsburg. He is the son of Rose Catanese Winslow of Level Green and the late William Winslow. Prior to his retirement, Fred was employed as a Chemistry Technician for Westinghouse Bettis Atomic Power of West Mifflin with 39 years of service, and was currently employed at Alltek Staffing and Resource of Pittsburgh. He was a member of the BPOE 2313 of Norwin, the White Oak Rod and Gun Club of North Huntingdon, and he attended the Calvary Church of Irwin. Fred loved shopping for a bargain, mainly at the Goodwill Store, yard sales, and flea markets. Fred liked birdwatching, gardening, motorcycles, good food (particularly sweets), and was a technology and electronics enthusiast. Fred especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, target shooting both guns and archery. In addition to his mother, Fred is survived by his wife of nearly 50 years, Joan Redlinger Winslow; two daughters, Holly DeCaro (Brian) of Weston, CT, and Heidi Long (Chad) of Columbus, OH; five grandchildren, Dominic and Kayla DeCaro, and Allie, Ryan, and Nathan Long. Also surviving are siblings, Jan Everett (Clarence) of Level Green, Bill Winslow (Mickey) of Dale City, VA, and Mary Anne Zulisky (Mike) of Irwin, and several nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Ott Funeral Home Inc. 805 Pennsylvania Ave. Irwin on Wednesday from 3-7 PM, where a funeral service will take place on Thursday at 11:00 AM, with Pastor Nick Poole officiating. Interment will follow in the Twin Valley Memorial Park, Delmont. For online condolences, please visit www.ottfuneralhome.com.