The Steel Workers Archives Mourns the Loss of Peter M. De Pietro

Peter M. De Pietro, 69, of Freemansburg, died on Tuesday, February 19, 2013. He was the son of the late Philip and Lena (DeVita) DePietro. Pete was a graduate of Liberty High School and a Navy veteran who served on the USS Powers. Pete was employed by the Bethlehem Steel and served as President of USWA Local 2600. Pete was a community activist. He was President of the Lehigh Labor Council and was elected Councilman for the Borough of Freemansburg. He organized the creation of the LV Workers Memorial and volunteered at the Live Bethlehem Christmas Pageant, Musikfest, Celtic Classic, and Chriskindlmarkt. Pete was President of the PA Federation of Injured Workers and the LV local Chapter. He was a founding member of the Bethlehem Steel Workers Archives.