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Joanne T. (Porta) Barthurst

March 13, 1938 ~ March 28, 2019 (age 81)

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Joanne T.


Age 81, of McKees Rocks, passed away peacefully on March 28, 2019, with family by her side.  She was the beloved wife of 39 years to the late James Barthurst; loving mother to John (Chris) Barthurst, Jeanine (Jason) Black and the late Janice Barthurst; dear grandmother of Ashlee (Ryan) McIlnay, Christopher Stone, Amanda (Chris) Kennedy and Jaymee Stone; and great-grandmother (GiGi) of Cameron and Meela.  Family and friends will be received SUNDAY 6-8 PM and MONDAY 2-4 & 6-8 PM at McDERMOTT FUNERAL HOME, INC., 1225 Chartiers Ave., McKees Rocks, where prayers will be offered TUESDAY, 9:00 AM, followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 am at St. John of God Parish / St. Mary’s Church.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Joanne’s name to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

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April 1, 2019

2:00 PM to TBD
McDermott Funeral Home, Inc.
1225 Chartiers Avenue
McKees Rocks, PA 15136

Funeral Mass
April 2, 2019

9:30 AM


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