Friday, October 29, 2010

Gertrude M. Bahleda Obituary

Hancock County Courier
Thurs., Aug. 20, 2009

Gertrude M. Bahleda, 90, of Serra Manor, Weirton, formerly of Braddock Hills, PA, passed away Tuesday, August 11, 2009 at the Weirton Medical Center.
She was born November 28, 1918 in Rankin, PA, a daughter of the late Michael and Mary (Torda) Hage-duch. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Joseph Bahleda Jr.; a son, Thomas Joseph Bahleda III; a daughter, Janet Marie Docherty; a brother, Michael Hagerduch; and two sisters, Irene Gulewicz and Elizabeth Tomer.
Gertrude was retired from Shadyside Hospital as a business office manager with 23 years of service. She was a member of the New Cumberland Immaculate Conception Catholic Church; Pittsburgh Saint Maurice Catholic Church and the Braddock Hills Fire Dept, Ladies Auxiliary.
She is survived by her daughter, Dorothy (Robert) Swearingen of New Cumberland; two granddaughters, Beth (Jeff) Semke of Allison Park, PA and Laurie (Jerry) Nickell of Aubrey, TX; and sis great-grandchildren.
Mass of Christian Burial was held at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church on Saturday, August 15, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. with Fr. Eric Antwi as celebrant. Interment followed at the Braddock Catholic Cemetery in Braddock hills at 1 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 1016 Ridge Ave., New Cumberland 26047; Saint Maurice Catholic Church, 2001 Ardmore Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15221; or PAAR (Pittsburgh Action Against Rape), 81 South 19th St., Pittsburgh, PA 15203.

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