William (Billy) Norman Leiber
February 11, 2024

Visitation Information

February 13 2024 - 9:30 am
Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue (Shadyside), Pittsburgh, 15232

Funeral Information

February 13 2024 - 10:30 am
Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue (Shadyside), Pittsburgh, 15232

WILLIAM (BILLY) NORMAN LEIBER: Age 80, passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 11, 2024. Son of the late Robert Samuel Leiber and Leonard and Frances Wingert.  Survived by his beloved wife of 33 years, Saralee; children Wendy and Brittney Leiber; grandchildren Skyler, Julian, Justice, Nicholas, and Tristan. Sister, Trudi (William) Feldman; niece and nephew Robin (Jerome) Friedman and Sam Bloom. Billy was born and raised in Pittsburgh. He graduated from Taylor Allderdice High School, attended Miami University on a golf scholarship and then graduated from University of Youngstown. He proudly served in the Army medical corps at Ft. Sam Houston, San Antonio Texas from 1965-1966. Billy was a licensed independent private investigator from 1975-1980. A proud Pennsylvania State Constable since 1977 and Wilkinsburg police department constable from 1992-2003. He remained constable for several local police departments until his death. Billy was also a former member of Baldoc Hills Country Club where he was club champion for five straight years. He was also an avid corvette enthusiast in the 1960's and 1970's. He enjoyed being a dad to numerous dogs and cats over many decades. His outgoing personality and sense of humor will be missed by all who had the privilege of knowing him personally and professionally. Services at Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside on Tuesday, February 13, 2024 at 10:30 AM. Visitation one hour prior to services (9:30 AM to 10:30 AM). Interment Beth Shalom Cemetery. Contributions may be made to an animal rescue organization of your choice. www.schugar.com

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Sara, I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers during this time.

By Heather Heilman - February 21, 2024

Sara I am so sad about Billy. Bobby enjoyed him so much—- the “lunch bunch” on Friday was a source of happiness for Bobby —-and Billy was an important friend to him. I will be indebted to Billy forever because he found Chance for us—- the dog who became Bobby’s companion. When I think of Billy, I just smile—- as I see his smile in my mind’s eye.

By Suzy Cohen - February 14, 2024

To Sarah and Family: I wish to extend my deepest sympathy for the loss of your husband, children's parent and grandchildren's loss of a grandparent. Billy was loved by the entire South Pointe Breeze Community. Passing by your home while walking Princess will never be the same. Billy loved dogs and always took time out of his busy day to love on them. He could be washing his car and would turn off the hose to pet the dogs. He always had time to talk. It will take a long time to get over the shock of hearing of his passing. As a community, we are here for you. Don't hesitate to call on us! Sincerely and in Sympathy, Dolly Booker and Princess

By Dolly and Princess - February 13, 2024

Your kindness will never be forgotten, professionally and personally The Billy Leiber 2 putt rule will always be remembered

By Joseph Jaffe - February 13, 2024

Sara I'm so sorry for your loss. Know that you are in my family's prayers.

By Dan Swayze - February 13, 2024

When I think of Bill, I remember his daily jokes, his kindness, his love of family, and animals. I loved hearing his stories of his youth. He was such a bright light in this world. He will be greatly missed by many. Sara, I truly enjoyed our many birthday dinners we all shared. Praying for you all at this difficult time.

By Mary and Gene Jubic - February 13, 2024

We have known you for most all of our lives. We always loved talking to you and especially our annual birthday calls. You have a special place in our hearts which can’t be replaced. You’ve been a wonderful friend and your immortality will be in our thoughts and memories. Good bye Billy

By Adrien and Arnie Gefsky - February 13, 2024

Although we have never met, Saralee, my heart goes out to you and your entire family. Billy was "A One of a Kind" friend to all those (as they say who were lucky enough to know him). And my family and I were one of the lucky ones. He used to come over our house and my Dad and Mother were always delighted to see him as if he were one of the family. He came with a smile and a willingness to help out wherever he could. We ALL loved Billy! I cannot tell you how shocked and saddened I am to hear of his passing. He will forever be like our long lost brother! His friendship was a treasure and his kindness and thoughtfulness will be in our hearts forever. Our deepest sympathy to all of you for your tremendous loss. Joyce (Arnoff), Judy(Wolff) and Nancy(Hittman) The Ziskind Family

By Joyce Ziskind Arnoff - February 13, 2024

DEAR SARALEE, SO TERRIBLY SORRY TO HEAR OF THE PASSING OF YOUR DEAR HUSBAND, BILL. WISHING I COULD HAVE BEEN WITH YOU TO SHARE YOUR SORROW.. HOPefully YOU WILL BE ABLE TO VISIT US IN CLEVELAND. IT WOULD BE WONDERFUL TO SEE YOU! ALL MY LOVE, AUNT IRENE

By Irene Shufler - February 13, 2024

We are truly saddened to learn of Billy's passing. He was a good friend and a wonderful neighbor. We always loved seeing him out walking on South Lang Avenue with his ever-revolving entourage of cats and dogs. Deeply missed and dearly remembered!

By Reid Andrews and Roye Werner - February 12, 2024

We always looked forward to seeing Billy at the market…he always was smiling and had a new joke. His love of his dogs and devotion to them was profound. The Point Breeze neighbors already miss him. Sending you love in this difficult time of loss.

By Janice Kelly and Steve Hankin - February 12, 2024

The lights of Pittsburgh have been dimmed a little bit today on News of the passing of our beloved friend, Billy Leiber. We\'ve known Billy for many years and will always think of him as a great husband, father and a friend to many. May his memory forever be a blessing,

By Jeff Pittler and Jerry Reicher - February 12, 2024

Sara and family, My thoughts and prayers are with you. Bill was a formidable man and had much regard for him. So very sorry for your loss.

By Steve Fineman - February 12, 2024

I am devastated that Bill is gone. Bill was such an advantage with his knowledge of the Pennsylvania Constable system, and he will be missed. Bill was my friend for years and he was one of the most laid-back, congenial persons I was privileged to call my friend.

By James Miller, ACCA - February 12, 2024

When we think of Pittsburgh, we think of Billy...( Our Mayor of Pittsburgh). He was always our first contact when going back home to visit. We have known Billy for over 70 years as a friend, school mate, golfing buddy, confidant, army pal, etc. We will miss him but remember him always, with his good looks, smile, and great golf swing. Sending love to all his family. Every year for the past 40 years we called each other on our birthdays. And I value our many years of friendship.

By Cathie and Ricky Reicher - February 12, 2024

Sara and family. I am so saddened to hear this news. Know you are in our thoughts and prayers.

By Nicole MacFarland - February 12, 2024

Our hearts were heavy when we heard the news about Uncle Bill. He was a character who will be missed by many. We are heartbroken that we can’t be there for you in person May Billy’s memory be for a blessing to every life he touched. 💔 Paula & Elliott

By Paula and Elliott Rulin - February 12, 2024

Very upset to learn this,Friends for a long time ago and began again again with periodic meetings for coffee.Nice person

By Ed Schwartz - February 12, 2024

My condolences to Billy's family. His infectious personality and smile filled up a room. He will be missed by so many... and do will his stories! Hugs to all.

By Louise Platt - February 12, 2024

You've been a wonderful neighbor Bill. I'll miss waving at you whenever I pass your house or car.

By Susan Waggoner - February 12, 2024

For almost 70 years, through good times and bad our friendship has endured. Jane and I will miss you for sure. You will remain in our thoughts and hearts forever. Rest in peace our dear friend.

By Jane & Rick Herron - February 11, 2024

Know that our prayers are with you at this difficult time, Sara, and we'll very much miss Billy, his good humor and love of animals.

By Kris Mamula & Deborah Brooks - February 11, 2024

Gonna miss you buddy🥲

By Gary Granitto - February 11, 2024