Age 93, of Cranberry, formerly of McKees Rocks. Wife of the late William L. Hartner, Sr.; beloved mother of William L., Jr. (Mary Mancini) Hartner, Mary Theresa (Andy) Coster, and John (Tricia) Hartner; sadly missed by eight grandchildren and four great- grandchildren; sister of Mary Ridgeway-Baird, Robert J. Baker, M.D., Ethel Kosmar, and the late Dolly Rennekamp, Catherine Baker-Knoll, Paul, Raymond, and John Baker; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Amelia was the owner of Hartner's Restaurant which was founded in the early days of Cranberry and operated there for over 60 years. Amelia and the restaurant were fixtures in Cranberry with many civic, governmental, and religious organizations founded there, including St. Ferdinand Catholic Church. Prior to this, she was involved in the Jenny Lee Bakery of McKees Rocks, where she grew up. She was part of the large Baker family, noted for the 7 Baker Brothers Wonder Bread Bakery, and her father was also a former mayor of McKees Rocks. Family and friends received Sunday 12-5 p.m. at the SCHEPNER - McDERMOTT FUNERAL HOME, INC., 165 Noble Ave., Crafton. Mass of Christian Burial 11:30 a.m. in St. John of God Parish, Church Ave., McKees Rocks (everyone please meet at church). The family would like to thank Vincentian Personal Care, 111 Perrymont Rd., Pittsburgh, PA 15237, where memorial contributions may be made in Amelia's name.
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from Feb. 1 to Feb. 2, 2014