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Thomas Kearney

October 19, 1945 — July 11, 2022

Thomas Kearney, age 76, of McKeesport, died on Monday, July 11, 2022. He was born in Pittsburgh on October 19, 1945 and is the son of the late Francis “Beans” and Pearl Pierce Kearney.

He is survived by his sister, Doreen (the late Robert) Goetz of Fort Mill, SC; brother, Rick (Marianne) Kearney of Wexford, PA; and nieces and nephews, Danielle (Christopher) Herring, Robert (Carrie) Goetz, Regis Kearney, and Joseph Kearney. Tom was well loved and known in the McKeesport and White Oak area where you would see him at different activities and community events. He loved going to Veltri’s Pizza (now Patti’s la Cucina), the White Oak swimming pool, helping to coach the McKeesport girls softball and attending high school football games. He was an active board member for over 30 years with Cerebral Palsy and traveled to Harrisburg as an advocate for people with disabilities. He was also a member of the McKeesport Lions.

Family and friends will gather on Thursday, July 14, 2022 from 2:00 p.m. until 5:15 p.m. with prayers following at Strifflers of White Oak Cremation and Mortuary Services, 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, supervisor, 412-678-6177). Burial will take place on Friday, July 15, 2022 at St. Mary Catholic Cemetery in Lawrenceville.

Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to United Cerebral Palsy, 1501 Ardmore Blvd., Suite 102, Pittsburgh, PA 15221.

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Thursday, July 14, 2022

2:00 - 5:15 pm (Eastern time)

Strifflers of White Oak Cremation & Mortuary Services, Inc.

1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131

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