Frederick Dreher

September 5, 1929 ~ December 29, 2021 (age 92)


Frederick U. Dreher Sr., 92, of Clairton, Pa was born September 5th, 1929, in Irmo SC. He was the beloved son of the late Hunnicutt Dreher and Verter Metze Dreher Kendrick. He attended school in South Carolina and moved to Clairton at the age of 17. He started work at USX Steel Works at the age 19. He worked there for 44 years and retired in 1992. While working at the United States Steel Mill he received the Safety Award for never having any accidents while working. Frederick loved fishing, reading, hunting, watching old western movies and especially enjoyed spending time with family.

Frederick departed this life on December 29th, 2021, peacefully at his home. He was preceded in death by his wife Loretta (Bootsie) Dreher, three sons: Joseph Geiger of South Carolina, Frederick Dreher Jr, and Ronald/JoJo Dreher. He was also preceded in death by his grandson Frederick Dreher III and brother Duffie Dreher. 

He is survived by his sister Mattie/Sister Kendrick, daughters Anita/Candy Millner of Clairton, Debra/Kitten Porter (Dean) of Pittsburgh, Marjorie/Precious Gary (Gordon) of Pittsburgh, Sheila/Angel Dreher of Clairton, Ellen/Elley Dreher of Pittsburgh, son, Wilbert/Wee/Pete Carson Dreher (Bryan) of Pittsburgh. He also leaves behind 8 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. 

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January 4, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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449 Mitchell Ave
Clairton, PA 15025

Funeral Service
January 5, 2022

11:00 AM
Robert A. Waters Funeral Home, Inc.
449 Mitchell Ave
Clairton, PA 15025

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