Welcome to the memorial page for

Edward Michael Lestitian, Jr.

June 19, 1968 ~ May 11, 2017 (age 48)


  Edward Michael Lestitian Jr, age 48 of Pleasant Hills, Pennsylvania passed away into the loving arms of our Lord on May 11, 2017.  He was born June 19, 1968 in Pittsburgh to his loving parents Edward Michael, Sr and Dorothy May (Lynch) Lestitian.  He was followed by 3 adoring sisters that kept him on his toes.  Christine Lestitian, Colleen (Ron) Kihn, and Michelle (Tom) Anton.  

Ed was a 1986 graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School and went on to attend Carnegie Mellon University.  

He was extremely passionate about Pittsburgh Sports.  He was always screaming and cheering on his hometown teams.  He loved NASCAR and enjoyed watching and attending local track racing.

Ed loved movies from the time he was in high school, working for movie stores and collecting hundreds of all genres.  He enjoyed watching movies with friends and family.

Ed enjoyed the weather and was always letting everyone know what was going to happen.  He loved tracking and watching storms. 

Ed was loved deeply by all of his nieces and nephews.   He was always yelling out "Hey" when he would see their faces.  He will be missed by Jacob and Shelby Lestitian-Howard, Austin, Alayna and Angelina Kihn and Ben and Ella Anton.

Ed was the world to his caring parents who without failure cared 24 hours a day for him.  His mother and father will find peace in knowing that he was loved and cared for for 12 years. 

Ed will be remembered for his Joy in all things.  For reminding us all that time spent with family and friends is far more important than anything else.  

Friends will be received from 4 - 8 pm on Sunday, May 14th at the funeral home. His funeral service will be held on Monday, May 15th at 10 am at the funeral home with Reverend Ken Barner officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family is asking a donation would be given in honor of Ed to the Jefferson Hospital Stroke Survivor Support Group. Checks can be made out to Crossroads Ministries. 81 Walter Long Road Finleyville PA 15332 Attn: Ed Lestitian Memorial 

 Service Information

May 14, 2017

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Stephen D. Slater Funeral Home
1701 Route 51 (Large)
Jefferson Hills, PA 15025

Funeral Service
May 15, 2017

10:00 AM
Stephen D. Slater Funeral Home
1701 Route 51 (Large)
Jefferson Hills, PA 15025

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