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Friends Remembered Home | Friends Detail

John Rudy (WA3SPS)

September 29, 2006

John H. Rudy, 75, of Charleroi (Fallowfield Township), died Friday, Sept. 29, 2006, at his home. Born Jan. 2, 1931 in Daisytown, he was the son of the late Michael and Julia Seaman Rudy. John retired from Bethlehem Mine 60 in Bentleyville. Additionally, he served four years with the U.S. Navy and another 16 years in the U.S. Air Force, retiring with the rank of staff sergeant. Included in his military career was time spent in Alaska and on the Texas Towers radar stations. John was the past treasurer and president of the Texas Towers Veteran Association. He was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church in Monongahela. Surviving is his wife of 44 years, Bernice Gregory Rudy; three sons, Gregory Rudy, of McKeesport, Scott Rudy, of Export, and Jeffrey Rudy, of Winchester, Va.; a daughter and son-in-law, Jane and James Calladine,of Maple Heights, Ohio; three brothers, George Rudy, of Coal Center, Andy Rudy, of Eighty Four, and Paul Rudy, of Long Branch; a sister, Helen Wayland, of Chicago, Ill.; five grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceding him in death were two brothers, Michael and Joseph Rudy. Friends will be received at the MARSHALL MARRA FUNERAL HOME, 216 Chess St., Monongahela (724- 258-6767), from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday, Oct. 3 in St. Anthony Catholic Church at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Joseph Feltz as celebrant. Entombment, with full Military Rites accorded by the Mon Valley Honor Guard, will follow in Mon Valley Memorial Park, Donora.

Contributed by: Greg Stark (NX8P)

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