Age 53, of Nevillewood, suddenly on Friday, August 9, 2013. Devoted daughter of the late Ronald John and Dorothy (Hudak) Akerman; cherished sister of Dr. Carol (Jim) Cortese of Knoxville, TN, Ronald G. (Rona) of Americus, GA and Kenneth Akerman of Columbus, GA; niece of George and Larry Hudak; loving and generous aunt of Anne, James, John and Mary Rose Cortese and Meredith Hall. Mary Kay graduated from Seton Hill College and Penn State University. She was managing editor of The Journal of Economic Literature. Through Catholic Alumni Club, Mary Kay made and maintained many long-lasting friendships. Friends will be welcomed at THE LAUGHLIN MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 222 Washington Road, Mount Lebanon, Thursday from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Our Lady of Grace Church, Friday morning at 10 o'clock. Entombment in Queen of Heaven Cemetery Mausoleum will be private. If desired, memorials may be made to Little Sisters of the Poor, 1028 Benton Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212.
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from Aug. 14 to Aug. 15, 2013