John Frederick "Fred" Wassam

December 12, 1941 ~ January 21, 2018 (age 76)

John Frederick "Fred" Wassam, 76, of Canonsburg, died Sunday, January 21, 2018 in Concordia Hospice of Washington, Donnell House.

He was born December 12, 1941 in Indiana, Pennsylvania, a son of Kenneth and Kathryn Walker Wassam.

Prior to his retirement, Mr. Wassam worked as an engineer for Black Box. He enjoyed playing dart ball and was an avid outdoorsman. Fred was a member of the Moose Lodge #22,Fraternal Order of the Bear'sClub 83, and West Washington United Methodist Church. On November 23, 1972, he married the love of his life, Rowena Roberta Rose, who passed away on June 17, 1993. Fred was preceded in death by his brother-in-law, Alan Steffy, and his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Jerry and Carol Rose.

He is survived by his two daughters, Desiree Rotondo, and her husband Joe, of Baden, and Danielle Wassam-Ries and her husband Ryan, of Triadelphia, West Virginia; his sister, Nancy Steffy of Indiana, Pennsylvania, four grandchildren, Adrien Rotondo, Cosette Rotondo, Brantley Ries, Braxton Ries, several nieces & nephews.

Friends will be received Thursday, 2-4 and 6-8pm, at the Sollon Funeral and Cremation Services, LTD, 30 East College Street, Canonsburg, Phillip L. Sollon, supervisor, J. David Sollon, director, 724-746-1000.The Moose Lodge#22 will hold a service from 7 to 7:30 pm during viewing hours on Thursday.

Services will be held Friday, at 11 am in the funeral home, with Pastor Ross, officiating.

Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Gardens, McMurray.

In lieu of flowers, the family kindly suggests memorial contributions be made to the Donnell House, in his name.

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