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“I miss you Roger! ”
1 of 29 | Posted by: Diane Swencki - Cleveland, OH

“Roger, my friend and jokester. I miss you but will remember you as every time we have gotten together we laughed and carried on at all the jokes you...Read More »
2 of 29 | Posted by: Geirge Leighlitner - PA - Son

“I am so sorry to hear of Roger's passing. I met Roger at PNC bank when I was working as a teller. Roger was a regular who was in every week. He was...Read More »
3 of 29 | Posted by: Andrea Vogel

Mexico 2016
4 of 29 | Posted by: Kristy Rodriguez

Mexico 2016
5 of 29 | Posted by: Kristy Rodriguez

“My name is Steve Callas. I met Roger at PNC bank. He said "My name is Roger McDowell". I said "My name is Steve with an S". It was like we had known...Read More »
6 of 29 | Posted by: Steve Callas - Green Tree, PA

“I met you at PNC Bank when I began my career as a teller Rodger. You had so much energy and brought life to my day when you came through looking for...Read More »
7 of 29 | Posted by: John Salas - South Park, PA


8 of 29 | Posted by: Nathan Stoots

“Deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Roger. He was an amazing man, great at his job with EA,CO and UA...one of the best airline...Read More »
9 of 29 | Posted by: Celinda - Pittsburgh, PA

“Annie and family ~We are so very sorry to hear of Roger's passing. He was such a dear, loving, funny, supportive and wonderful man. You brought such...Read More »
10 of 29 | Posted by: Jim and Lynne Froehlich - AZ

“I remember Mr. McDowell very well from his days at Eastern and Continental Airlines. He was never without a smile and always brought great humor into...Read More »
11 of 29 | Posted by: S.A. Shaw - MCO, FL

Annie & Roger's Wedding “Roger (aka Santa Claus) - You made the world smile and sing! You brought so much joy to everyone you met. I will be celebrating 'Roger McDowell Day'...Read More »
12 of 29 | Posted by: Diane Swencki - Cleveland, OH

“May the McDowell family find comfort and the loving support God gives to those drawing close to him. He can strengthen you to endure this time of...Read More »
13 of 29 | Posted by: J. L.

“Dear Annie , I am so very saddened to 'hear' of Roger's passing. The news also brought me great guilt having not obliged his invitation to pizza...Read More »
14 of 29 | Posted by: Valerie Donnell - Pittsburgh, PA

“Dear Annie,I cannot believe that Roger is not with us anymore. I am VERY Thankful that I spent the Best times of my Life in his company. He was a...Read More »
15 of 29 | Posted by: A friend

“Annie..I just cant believe this .. my heart is broken and I just cant imagine not seeing Roger coming into the bank..you two have become great...Read More »
16 of 29 | Posted by: Lynne Wolfson - Pittsburgh

“May God sustain the family during this time of great loss. Isaiah57:15 ”
17 of 29 | Posted by: C T

“Dearest Roger...dearest friend. The man who always made you smile and then break into laughter. Brought joy to all that have known him. My heart...Read More »
18 of 29 | Posted by: Lori McElhattan - Cranberry Twp., PA

“Ann, I'm so sorry to hear this sad news. Roger always had a joke to make me laugh. Im going to miss that!I'm stuck at this nursing conference until...Read More »
19 of 29 | Posted by: Cheryl Rush - Family

“We will all remember Roger's ability to see humor in everything, and to make any situation something to laugh about. I certainly remember that and...Read More »
20 of 29 | Posted by: Jim Albro - Carlstadt, NJ

“I have been friends with Roger since I was 15 and he was 17. He is one of my best friends--actually more like a brother. I am 74 now so it has been...Read More »
21 of 29 | Posted by: Maureen Gowan - Suffern, NY

“Dear Annie - I am so sorry for your loss. Roger was a legend and very much a big brother to me. I will always have great memories of our friendship...Read More »
22 of 29 | Posted by: Mike Lynch - Claymont, DE

“My deepest sympathy. I remembered when the first time I met him, he was funny and kind. He'll be missed. Rest In Peace Roger. ✝✝&...Read More »
23 of 29 | Posted by: Aurora Leighlitner - PA

“Annie,So sorry for your loss! I loved Roger, always a great time and great friend!Please let me know the next time you are in Ft Lauderdale.I am...Read More »
24 of 29 | Posted by: Debra Van Horn - FORT LAUDERDALE, FL

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family in this time of sorrow may you take comfort in your memories. ”
25 of 29 | Posted by: Thomas Family - Pittsburgh, PA

“Annie, my thoughts and prayers are with you. You and Roger had a very special relationship. I smile when I think of the many SKAL meetings you came...Read More »
26 of 29 | Posted by: Doug McMullen - Lake Latonka, PA

“Dearest Ann so very sorry to learn of Rodger's death. I only met him a few times he and he was so sweet to me. Jeff and Jodi are very sad also God...Read More »
27 of 29 | Posted by: Janet Shreve - Pgh, PA

“Roger was a wonderful man and always made me smile. He always had a smile on his face and was so kind to me. He will be missed by all who loved him...Read More »
28 of 29 | Posted by: Clare Giuffre - Mars, PA - Friend

“My dear friend Roger, you were not only a family member but a great friend as well. I will remember all the good times we shared and the laughter of...Read More »
29 of 29 | Posted by: George Leighlitner - PA - Family


Roger Lewis McDowell
Age 76, of Pittsburgh, on Sunday, October 15, 2017. Beloved husband of Anna (Rush) McDowell; son of the late Robert and Clara Mae McDowell; loving step father of Darlene (Scott) McGrath and Christine (George Leighlitner) Hartz; brother of the late Robert and Thomas McDowell; step-grandfather of Sarah (Nick Abbinanti) McGrath, Sean (Sammie Kaminski) McGrath, and Kristy (Robert) Rodriguez. Roger was retired District Sales Manager for United, Eastern and Continental Airlines, member of Skal International Travel Professionals and Past President of Skal-Pittsburgh organization, member of Centennial Lodge #544 F&AM, Carnegie, PA, longtime member of the Fellows Club and Interline Club. Roger was known as the voice of Reddy Kilowatt and sang with the Starlets on Parade on KDKA Radio. Friends welcome Tuesday 5-8 and Wednesday 2-4, 6-8pm , William Slater II Funeral Service (412-563-2800) 1650 Greentree Rd, Scott Twp 15220. Funeral Service 11:00am Thursday at the funeral home.