Thomas Edward Bugel, of Wexford, died in his home on February 11, 2021 at the age of 76. Son of the late Joseph E. and Anna Mae "Dolly" Bugel; beloved husband of 53 years to Gaye M. (Noroski) Bugel; loving father of his daughter and son-in-law Tracy L. and Gerald W. Pflug, son Thomas J. Bugel and son and daughter-in-law Jared D. and Gina M. Bugel. Preceded in death by sister Elaine M. Ambrose and brother Joseph J. Bugel. Tom was a dedicated and loving grandfather to Katie M. Pflug, Talia M. Bugel, Joseph W. Bugel and Jase T. Bugel. A highly sought after athlete from West Homestead, Tom was recruited by the legendary football coach, Woody Hayes, to Ohio State University. Tom was strong in character, academic prowess, great athletic ability and western Pennsylvania toughness. His academic and athletic experience well prepared him for the full life he enjoyed. Tom was an owner and partner of East Liberty Electroplating and was an avid golfer and longtime member of Chartiers Country Club.
A Funeral Mass will be held and Sts. John and Paul Catholic Church, Sewickley, at 11 AM on Wednesday, February 24. EVERYONE PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Arrangements entrusted to the SAVOLSKIS-WASIK-GLENN FUNERAL HOME, INC., 3501 Main Street, Munhall, PA 15120. Condolences may be left at www.swgfuneralhome.com
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