Sam Harkness Sam Harkness, age 22, of Bethel Park, passed away on Saturday, August 24, 2013. He was the beloved son of Andy Harkness and Barbara Mangieri, brother of Justine Harkness, and grandson of Marylou Andrews and Bill Harkness. Sam's death was sudden and unexpected. He had just finished serving his mom and aunt breakfast in bed and said he was going back to bed to sleep in a bit longer. He died in his sleep. Sam loved working with kids and was energized with his coaching and teaching position at the South Hills YMCA. He hoped to get his degree in pediatric physical therapy. He is with the angels now. Funeral arrangements by Beinhauers. Friends welcome at 2828 Washington Rd., McMurray (724-941-3211) on Tuesday from 2-8 p.m. Everyone please meet for a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Thomas More Church on Wednesday at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the South Hills YMCA Swim Team.
Published in Centre Daily Times on Aug. 26, 2013