He is survived by his wife, Marie A. Hodge; children, Robert C. Hodge of Levittown, NY, Pamela Baronti of Charleroi, Stephanie (Christopher) Classic of Dravosburg, and Michele (Blaine) McLaughlin of Four Oaks, NC; grandchildren, Tracy Baronti, Richard Baronti, Ronald Hodge, Marie Thomas, Katie Hodge, Crystal Jeznis, Breanne Morabito, Jamie Merlino, Katie Thomas, Vincent Baronti and Jessica Baronti; 14 great granchildren; siblings, Ruth Smitley of Jefferson Hills, Mary Jane McCorkle of Elizabeth Township, Alice Bucy of Portersville, IN. He is preceded in death by his siblings, Margaret Schwarz, John Hodge, Anna Mae Core, Clyde Hodge, David Hodge, Jr., and Gwendolyn Hodge.
Friends and family will be received on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at Striffler’s of Dravosburg/West Mifflin, Inc., 740 Pittsburgh McKeesport Blvd, Dravosburg, PA 15034 (412-678-6192) from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm. Mass of Christian burial will be held Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 10 a.m. at St. Clare of Assisi Parish, 460 Reed St., Clairton, PA 15025 with Fr. Kenneth Kezmarsky officiating. Burial will follow in Lebanon Church Cemetery with honors. Condolences may be made at www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com.
Originally published December 10, 2018.