Stephen J. DiGaudio, age 74 of Pittsburgh, PA, passed away peacefully on Friday, December 6th, 2019 in Monroeville, PA surrounded by family and close friends.
Born on May 10, 1945 in Quantico, VA, Steve was raised in Brooklyn, NY by parents Frank and Anne (Strouse) DiGaudio. He was a 1967 graduate of Manhattan College, and retired as an instructor with ITT Technical Institute in Monroeville, PA. Steve dedicated his career to electrical engineering and computer science, including work with Westinghouse in Pittsburgh, PA; General Electric in Cincinnati, OH and Pittsfield, MA; and as the owner of Mentor Computer in Pittsfield, MA.
Steve had a passion for experiencing new things, and enjoyed a lifetime of exposing his family and friends to things experiences that sparked interest and excitement. Throughout his life, he pursued a variety of interests, from theater, art, camping, dance, and sports, amongst many others. He also believed heavily in volunteerism, including his own work as a paramedic, search and rescue professional, and supporting various non-profit groups throughout the greater Pittsburgh area and elsewhere throughout his life.
Steve is survived by his wife Anna (Butler) DiGaudio of Greensburg, PA; beloved father of Adam DiGaudio and Rachel (DiGaudio) Stonecypher; father-in-law of Ian Stonecypher and Christina (Kassab) DiGaudio; proud and loving grandfather of Avery, Wyatt, and Josephine; and his Partner and friend, Tim Peckham of Monroeville, PA. He was preceded in death by his older brother John and younger brother Chris, and survived by his brothers Frank and Tom, and sisters Pat and Anna.
Arrangements for a celebration of life are being planned for early January 2020. Kepple-Graft Funeral Home in Greensburg, PA is coordinating with the family and details will soon be made available on their website at www.kepplegraft.com. A family ceremony for burial of his remains will be conducted at Greensburg Catholic Cemetery on Donohue Road in Greensburg, PA.