Date of death: 9/6/2020

Saint Meinrad Class: O 1972

Age 73, of South Side, formerly of Homestead and Duquesne, died unexpectedly after a fall on Sunday September 6, 2020. Son of the late Clarence “Bud” and Irene Needham, Bill is survived by his devoted wife, Barbara (Kowal) and his siblings, Charlie (Pam) Needham of Mechanicsburg, PA, Irene (Ed) Peretich of Fredricksburg, VA, Judy (Dave) Boyle of West Mifflin, Patty Nolan of Munhall, and Jim (Tina) Needham of Arlington, VA. Also survived by brother-in-law, Robert (Debbie) Kowal of Bethel Park, nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and many cousins. Bill loved to read, write poems and stories, draw comics and play scrabble. His strong faith in God carried him through life.