Age 87, of Cranberry Township, passed away on Monday, March 10, 2014, while under the care of UPMC Passavant Hospital in McCandless Township. Born February 21, 1927, in Pittsburgh, she was the daughter of the late William E. and Thelma (Lochner) Baird. Thelma loved playing slot machines with her family and friends. After many years of dedicated service, she retired from the Seneca Valley School District as an administrative secretary. She will be dearly missed and lovingly remembered. She leaves behind to cherish her memory, her four loving children, Robert D. Jordan and his wife, MaryAnn Sinwell, Geraldine R. (Jordan) Liersaph, Ronald A. Jordan and his wife, Debra Lu, and Nancy C. Erwin and her husband, Gary; her brother, William "Bud" Baird and his wife, June; her seven grandchildren; her six great- grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Thelma was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Arthur E. Jordan; and her six siblings, Charles, Robert, Richard, Walter and Kenneth Baird, and Geraldine Gordon. The Jordan family will welcome friends on Thursday, March 13, 2014, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the GLENN- KILDOO FUNERAL HOME, INC., 130 Wisconsin Avenue, Cranberry Township. A Funeral Ceremony will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, March 14, 2014, at the funeral home with Rev. Gregory Held, officiating. She will be laid to rest in the Union Dale Cemetery in Pittsburgh. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with Thelma's family at:
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from Mar. 12 to Mar. 13, 2014