BERSCHNEIDER CLIFFORD J.|
Age 96, of Penn Hills, passed away on August 28, 2013. He was born in Summerhill, PA, the son of the late John I. and Mary Berschneider. The family, which included one brother and five sisters, moved to Pittsburgh, where he attended Holy Rosary Grade School, Central Catholic High School and Duquesne University. He got his Master's degree at the University of Pennsylvania and taught history at Colby College in Waterville Maine for 36 years. He retired to the Penn Hills home that he had built for his parents. He was an active member of Holy Rosary Parish, later to become St. Charles Lwanga, and remained involved with various church ministries while his health and age allowed. He is survived by his nephew, Karl M. Hufnagle; many other nephews and nieces; as well as grand and great- grandnephews and nieces. We will all miss our beloved uncle and family patriarch. Friends received Sunday and Monday 1-4 p.m. at CHARLES W. TRENZ FUNERAL HOME, INC., 11110 Frankstown Road, Penn Hills. Funeral Mass at St. Charles Lwanga Parish, Mother of Good Counsel Church, Tuesday at 10 a.m. Memorial donations can be made to the St. Charles Lwanga Parish SDVP (St. Vincent de Paul Society), 7114 Kelly St., Pgh., 15208.
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from Aug. 31 to Sept. 1, 2013