Age 78, of South Hills. Son of the late Bernard and Cecelia (Koski) Blume; beloved husband of Nancy (Schaefer) Blume; father of Bill of Wilkinsburg, Christine (Jim) Eckert of Fayetteville, GA and Eric (David) of Manhattan, NY; grandfather of Corinne, Breanne and Dylan Eckert; brother of Mary Ann Johnson; brother-in-law of Patricia Schaefer and Janet and Bob Brown; also survived by many cousins, nieces and nephews. Bernard was a longtime employee of US Steel Headquarters in downtown Pittsburgh. A trained tenor, he sang for the US Steel Triangle Singers, the Helvetia Mannechor and on the choir of St. George Church for over 65 years. Friends and relatives received Friday, November 16, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the JAMES J. BARRY JR., FUNERAL HOME INC., 608 Warrington Ave. Funeral Prayer Saturday at 8 a.m. with Mass of Christian Burial in St. John Vianney Church at 9 a.m.
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Nov. 16, 2012