Jerome William Brudy, age 53, of Port Vue, went to be an angel to serve the Lord on Tuesday, May 18, 2021. He was born in McKees Rocks on August 30, 1967 and is the son of the late Earl and Jean Gongloff Brudy. He was self-employed for years selling recordings of hockey fights to fellow fans. He then worked at Giant Eagle in Pittsburgh. He was a boxer in the McKees Rocks Boxing league in 1983. He enjoyed listening to soft rock, pop music, and rock. He loved spending time with his wife, caregiver and best friend, Heidi, and his fury companion, Rosie Ann.
He is survived by his loving wife, Heidi Kobulnicky Brudy; brother, Edward Brudy of Swissvale; sister, Rose Anne Geilser of Pittsburgh; nieces, Jenny and Lisa Geisler; and nephew, James “Jimmy” Geisler; also great nieces and great nephews; father-in-law, Jerome Kobulnicky; and his furry companion, Rosie Ann; also survived by brother-in-law, Ron Murphy of Port Vue; sister-in-law, Melissa (Floyd) Brack of McKeesport; nieces, Amber McHale and Kristen Brack; many aunts, uncles and cousins from both sides of the family. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother, Earl Brudy, Jr.; nephew, Jesse Geisler; mother-in-law, Victoria Kobulnicky; and grandmother, Margaret Brudy, who he loved and cared for until her death in 2008. Jerome wants to thank the St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Church, priest and parishioners for welcoming him into the church and allowing him to be a member and especially Karl and Anna Csiszar, and also his wife and father-in-law for taking such good care of him when he needed it the most.
A family gathering was held at Strifflers of White Oak Cremation and Mortuary Services, 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, supervisor, 412-678-6177).