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Richard “Dick” Andrew Wendel passed away on April 27, 2019, Age 82, of Robinson Twp., PA formerly of St. Mary’s PA. Beloved husband of 58 yrs. of Catherine Sterbank Wendel; Father of Richard (Beth) Wendel of Robinson Twp. and Martin Wendel of Las Vegas, NV; Grandfather of Richard Andrew II, Abigail, and Amelia Wendel; Preceded in death by his parents Elmer and Edna (Wickett) Wendel; and siblings Elmer “Sonny” Wendel, James Wendel, and Gail Cool. Also survived by many nieces and nephews and sister-in-law Ruth Wendel of St. Mary’s. Dick was a Veteran of the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict and a member of the American Legion Post #862. Once out of the service, he worked at Power Metal Products, Inc. for 20 yrs. before opening his own P/M company, Elite Metal Products, Inc. in 1978. He was the President of the company for 21 yrs. before he retired. To remain active during his retirement, he became a table games dealer at Wheeling Island Casino in Wheeling, WV until 2015. He deeply loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He could be often seen watching his grandchildren play many sports. He also enjoyed playing poker, a good movie and watching old westerns. Mass of Christian Burial at Holy Trinity Church 5718 Steubenville Pike Robinson Twp., PA 15136 on June 1, 2019 AT 1:00pm. Arrangements by Pittsburgh Cremation and Funeral Care, Robinson Twp.