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Mary (Holleran) Purnell

May 7, 1951 ~ May 24, 2017 (age 66)

The Piano Brothers

Mary (Holleran) Purnell, 66, of Salem Township, passed away Wednesday, May 24, 2017, with her loving family at her side. She was born May 7, 1951, in Greensburg, daughter of the late Peter and Elizabeth (Benson) Holleran. Mary is survived by her loving family, Betsy Ahearn (Joe), of New Alexandria, Debbie Szumetz (Lou), of Monroeville, Tim Holleran (Mary Ann), of Avonmore, Jim Holleran (Kris), of Export, John Holleran (Donna), of New Alexandria, Paul Holleran (Lisa); and nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews. After working for many years at the former Monsour Hospital in Jeannette, Mary began a new career working in home health care, employed by the Rehabilitation and Nursing Center at Greater Pittsburgh. She had a lifelong love for horses, especially Buttercup, which led her into barrel-racing competition, winning many awards. She also had a great affection for German Shepherds. Friends will be received 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at BASH-NIED FUNERAL HOME, 152 Abbe Place, Delmont, (724) 468-8381. Respecting Mary's family's wishes, funeral services and cemetery committal services will be held privately. Memorial donations may be directed to Heartland Hospice, 3520 Route 130, Building 3, Irwin, Pa. 15642. For directions and online expressions of sympathy, please refer to the funeral home website, www.bash-niedfuneralhome.com.

 


Charitable donations may be made to:

Heartland Hospice
3520 Route 130, Building 3, Irwin PA 15642



 Service Information

Private Services

Visitation
Friday
May 26, 2017

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Delmont Location
152 Abbe Place
Delmont, 15626

Visitation
Friday
May 26, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Delmont Location
152 Abbe Place
Delmont, 15626

Private Committal


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