Mary L. Fierst

William Snyder Funeral Home

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | June 22, 2020

Mary L. Fierst, age 95, of East McKeesport, passed away Saturday June 20, 2020. She was born January 14, 1925 in Pittsburgh, a daughter of the late Elmer and Alice Fierst. She was a long time member of Mary Mother of God Parish (formerly St Robert Bellarmine) in East McKeesport.

She worked as a secretary for Crum and Forster Insurance in Pittsburgh for many years before retiring. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her brothers John and Regis Fierst; and sisters Dorothy Purcell and Ann Redman. She is survived by her niece Nora Lukac of East McKeesport; great niece Sharon Coutaway of East McKeesport; great-great niece Kara (Justin) Goodfellow and their children Alexandra and Justin.

There will be no visitation. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Robert Bellarmine Church in East McKeesport. Interment will follow at Mt. Royal Cemetery in Glenshaw. Arrangements handled by the Forgie-Snyder Funeral Home, 1032 Broadway, East McKeesport, 412-823-8083. Memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude Hospital at For online condolences please visit To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Mary L. Fierst please visit our Sympathy Store.

Originally published June 22, 2020.

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