Florence “Prissy” Gerendash, 95, of McKeesport, died Thursday, March 10, 2016 at home.
Born in Braddock on February 24, 1921, she was a retired receptionist at the Allegheny Campus of Penn State University. Daughter of the late Joseph and Goldie Weiss Hochhauser, she was the wife of the late Marvin B. Gerendash, and is survived by 4 children, Goldie Janusek of North Versailles, Mitchell (Cindy) Gerendash of White Oak, Iris Russ of McKeesport, and Brian Gerendash of McKeesport, also by 9 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren, and by 2 brothers, Alan and Freddie Hochhauser, both of Maryland, and a sister, Esther Chottiner of Maryland. Friends will be received in the Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA 15132 on Sunday, March 13, 2016 one hour prior to the service, which will be held at 11:00 AM in the funeral home with Dr. Jacob Gordon officiating. Interment will follow in the Tree of Life/Sfard Cemetery.
Originally published March 11, 2016.