KURPIEWSKI BERNARD J.|
Of Braddock, age 73, on Saturday, April 5, 2014. Bernie was preceded in death by his parents, Theodore and Sophia (Ludwicki) Kurpecky, and his brothers, Richard and David Kurpecky. He is survived by his aunts, Margaret "Midge" Kurpiewski, Frances DiLucente and Ann Kurpiewski, and his uncle, Chester Ludwicki. Bernie was a US Navy veteran and a retired bookkeeper from USSteel, Homestead Works. He was a published poet and won several awards for his poetry, including an award from the National Library of Poetry. Friends welcome Tuesday 5-8 p.m. at PATRICK T. LANIGAN FUNERAL HOME, 700 Linden Avenue at Cable, East Pittsburgh, 412-824-8800. Mass of Christian Burial in Good Shepherd Church on Wednesday at 10 a.m. Bernie will be laid to rest with Military Honors in Braddock Catholic Cemetery.
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from Apr. 7 to Apr. 8, 2014