Edith J. Berarducci
Edith J. Berarducci, 99, of McKeesport, formerly of Pittsburgh, died Sunday, July 13, 2014 in Southwestern Nursing Center, West Mifflin. Born in Morgantown, West Virginia, September 20, 1914, she was the retired Vice President of the former Berarducci Brothers Manufacturing Company in McKeesport, a member of St. Paul’s Catholic Church of Pittsburgh, the 1787 Society of Pitt University, and was a graduate of McKeesport High School. Daughter of the late James and Rachel Morrell, wife of the late Robert J. Berarducci, she is survived by her nephew, Alfred (Elizabeth) Tedesco of McKeesport, great nephews, A.J. (Louise Wingo) Tedesco of McKeesport and Tommy Thorne of McKeesport; great nieces, Jodi (Ray) Templer of Penn Hills and Patti Lynn Braveman of White Oak; great great nieces and nephews, Nathan Thorne, Caitlyn Templer and Owen Templer; and by her beloved dogs, Benji, Max, and Oden. Mrs. Berarducci was preceded in death by her brothers, Joseph and Alfred Morrell, by her sisters, Ann Pica and Evelyn Tedesco, and by her niece, Patti Ann Thorne. A private family viewing and blessing service will be held Wednesday, July 16 in the Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA 15132 with the Rev. Matthew Elangileth officiating. Entombment will follow in the Cardinal Wright Oratory of Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum in Pittsburgh. The family suggests contributions to the White Oak Animal Shelter.