Frederick “Fredster” Robert Kearney Sr., 72, of Jefferson Hills, formerly of Clairton / Pleasant Hills, passed away at home on Sunday, May 13, 2018. He was born March 24, 1946, in Pittsburgh, to the late Frederick S. and Rita Hanczyk Kearney. He is survived by his loving wife of 21 years, Cathy Smarra Kearney; children, Sherri (Brian) Peternel of Jefferson Hills, Jacqueline (Craig) Kearney of Glassport, Jessica Gouker of Jefferson Hills, Frederick R. (Nicole) Kearney Jr. of Whitehall; grandchildren, Joelle, Shawn, Cheyanne (Steve), Alyssa, Nathan, Hannah, KayCee; great-grandchildren, Jayden & LayLah. Fred was a veteran of the US Army having served in the 101st Airborne during the Vietnam War, a Cable Technician, a manager for Subway, enjoyed Bingo, Bowling, fishing, camping, Sci-Fi, and Klondikes. Visitation will take place on Thursday, May 17, 2018 from 9 am – 12 pm at S. M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 432 N. 6th Street, Clairton, PA 15025. A memorial service will occur after visitation at 12 pm at the funeral home followed by interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in McMurray, PA. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the funeral home to help defray costs. Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com
Originally published May 14, 2018.