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In Memoriam - Thomas W. Henderson
In Memoriam
Mr. Thomas W. Henderson
LEWIS PATRICIA G.
Age 92, of O'Hara Twp., passed away on Friday, July 19, 2013. Wife of the late Frederick Lewis, Jr.; mother of Diane (James) Wright of Aspinwall, Melissa (E. Douglas) Stephan of Lexington, KY and the late Eric Lewis; grandmother of Erinn Carusetta, Peter (Erin) Stephan, Sarah Stephan, Jamie Wright and Hunter Stephan; great-grandmother of Nastassja Carusetta and Francesca Carusetta; sister of Hugh Goodrich. Mrs. Lewis, a graduate of the Neighborhood Playhouse, New York, New York, was a long time supporter of many artistic and philanthropic charities including: The Twenty-Five Club, Civic Light Opera, Operalogue, and The Pittsburgh Playhouse. No Visitation, Service and Interment were private. Funeral arrangements by WEDDELL-AJAK FUNERAL HOME, Aspinwall. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations may be made in her honor to The Twenty-Five Club 36 Standish Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15228. - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/postgazette/obituary.aspx?n=patricia-g-lewis&pid=165993482&fhid=9887#fbLoggedOut
LEWIS PATRICIA G.
Age 92, of O'Hara Twp., passed away on Friday, July 19, 2013. Wife of the late Frederick Lewis, Jr.; mother of Diane (James) Wright of Aspinwall, Melissa (E. Douglas) Stephan of Lexington, KY and the late Eric Lewis; grandmother of Erinn Carusetta, Peter (Erin) Stephan, Sarah Stephan, Jamie Wright and Hunter Stephan; great-grandmother of Nastassja Carusetta and Francesca Carusetta; sister of Hugh Goodrich. Mrs. Lewis, a graduate of the Neighborhood Playhouse, New York, New York, was a long time supporter of many artistic and philanthropic charities including: The Twenty-Five Club, Civic Light Opera, Operalogue, and The Pittsburgh Playhouse. No Visitation, Service and Interment were private. Funeral arrangements by WEDDELL-AJAK FUNERAL HOME, Aspinwall. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations may be made in her honor to The Twenty-Five Club 36 Standish Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15228. - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/postgazette/obituary.aspx?n=patricia-g-lewis&pid=165993482&fhid=9887#fbLoggedOut
LEWIS PATRICIA G.
Age 92, of O'Hara Twp., passed away on Friday, July 19, 2013. Wife of the late Frederick Lewis, Jr.; mother of Diane (James) Wright of Aspinwall, Melissa (E. Douglas) Stephan of Lexington, KY and the late Eric Lewis; grandmother of Erinn Carusetta, Peter (Erin) Stephan, Sarah Stephan, Jamie Wright and Hunter Stephan; great-grandmother of Nastassja Carusetta and Francesca Carusetta; sister of Hugh Goodrich. Mrs. Lewis, a graduate of the Neighborhood Playhouse, New York, New York, was a long time supporter of many artistic and philanthropic charities including: The Twenty-Five Club, Civic Light Opera, Operalogue, and The Pittsburgh Playhouse. No Visitation, Service and Interment were private. Funeral arrangements by WEDDELL-AJAK FUNERAL HOME, Aspinwall. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations may be made in her honor to The Twenty-Five Club 36 Standish Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15228. - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/postgazette/obituary.aspx?n=patricia-g-lewis&pid=165993482&fhid=9887#fbLoggedOut
LEWIS PATRICIA G.
Age 92, of O'Hara Twp., passed away on Friday, July 19, 2013. Wife of the late Frederick Lewis, Jr.; mother of Diane (James) Wright of Aspinwall, Melissa (E. Douglas) Stephan of Lexington, KY and the late Eric Lewis; grandmother of Erinn Carusetta, Peter (Erin) Stephan, Sarah Stephan, Jamie Wright and Hunter Stephan; great-grandmother of Nastassja Carusetta and Francesca Carusetta; sister of Hugh Goodrich. Mrs. Lewis, a graduate of the Neighborhood Playhouse, New York, New York, was a long time supporter of many artistic and philanthropic charities including: The Twenty-Five Club, Civic Light Opera, Operalogue, and The Pittsburgh Playhouse. No Visitation, Service and Interment were private. Funeral arrangements by WEDDELL-AJAK FUNERAL HOME, Aspinwall. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations may be made in her honor to The Twenty-Five Club 36 Standish Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15228. - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/postgazette/obituary.aspx?n=patricia-g-lewis&pid=165993482&fhid=9887#fbLoggedOut
LEWIS PATRICIA G.
Age 92, of O'Hara Twp., passed away on Friday, July 19, 2013. Wife of the late Frederick Lewis, Jr.; mother of Diane (James) Wright of Aspinwall, Melissa (E. Douglas) Stephan of Lexington, KY and the late Eric Lewis; grandmother of Erinn Carusetta, Peter (Erin) Stephan, Sarah Stephan, Jamie Wright and Hunter Stephan; great-grandmother of Nastassja Carusetta and Francesca Carusetta; sister of Hugh Goodrich. Mrs. Lewis, a graduate of the Neighborhood Playhouse, New York, New York, was a long time supporter of many artistic and philanthropic charities including: The Twenty-Five Club, Civic Light Opera, Operalogue, and The Pittsburgh Playhouse. No Visitation, Service and Interment were private. Funeral arrangements by WEDDELL-AJAK FUNERAL HOME, Aspinwall. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations may be made in her honor to The Twenty-Five Club 36 Standish Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15228. - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/postgazette/obituary.aspx?n=patricia-g-lewis&pid=165993482&fhid=9887#fbLoggedOut

HAMMERSCHMIDT JOHN ALVIN
Age 75, of Fox Chapel and Tucson, AZ, passed away on Tuesday, September 10, 2013. He was the son of the late Alvin and Verna Meyer Hammerschmidt of Elmhurst, IL. He was predeceased by his son, Kirk Edward Hammerschmidt; brother, Richard Hammerschmidt; and sister, Carol H. Alcorn. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, D.J. Slocum Hammerschmidt; a son, Stuart Gard Hammerschmidt, of Cranberry Township; two daughters, Amy Hammerschmidt Oliver of Aspinwall and Alison Hammerschmidt Cockerill of Winchester, IN; seven grandchildren, Kaitlyn and Tyler Hammerschmidt, Matthew and Emma Oliver, and Jacob, Emily and Julie Cockerill; and a niece, Elizabeth Alcorn of Branford, CT. John graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in business and earned his law degree from Stanford University. He was a member of the Bar Association in the states of California and Pennsylvania. Following graduation from Stanford, he joined the law firm of Morgan, Beauzay and Holmes in San Jose and Palo Alto, where he worked for three years. In 1967, John accepted a job with U.S. Steel Corporation and moved to Pittsburgh. There he worked for 32 years, most recently serving as Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary. He also served as an Elder of Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church and on the board at Longue Vue Club and the Fox Chapel District Association. John enjoyed golf, duplicate bridge, gardening, fishing, cooking and most especially, his grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held September 13 at 11 a.m. at the Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church, 384 Fox Chapel Rd., where the family will receive friends following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Summer's Best Two Weeks, 111 Lake Gloria Road, Boswell, PA 15531, Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church or Forbes Hospice. Arrangements by WEDDELL-AJAK FUNERAL HOME, Aspinwall.
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HAMMERSCHMIDT JOHN ALVIN
Age 75, of Fox Chapel and Tucson, AZ, passed away on Tuesday, September 10, 2013. He was the son of the late Alvin and Verna Meyer Hammerschmidt of Elmhurst, IL. He was predeceased by his son, Kirk Edward Hammerschmidt; brother, Richard Hammerschmidt; and sister, Carol H. Alcorn. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, D.J. Slocum Hammerschmidt; a son, Stuart Gard Hammerschmidt, of Cranberry Township; two daughters, Amy Hammerschmidt Oliver of Aspinwall and Alison Hammerschmidt Cockerill of Winchester, IN; seven grandchildren, Kaitlyn and Tyler Hammerschmidt, Matthew and Emma Oliver, and Jacob, Emily and Julie Cockerill; and a niece, Elizabeth Alcorn of Branford, CT. John graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in business and earned his law degree from Stanford University. He was a member of the Bar Association in the states of California and Pennsylvania. Following graduation from Stanford, he joined the law firm of Morgan, Beauzay and Holmes in San Jose and Palo Alto, where he worked for three years. In 1967, John accepted a job with U.S. Steel Corporation and moved to Pittsburgh. There he worked for 32 years, most recently serving as Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary. He also served as an Elder of Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church and on the board at Longue Vue Club and the Fox Chapel District Association. John enjoyed golf, duplicate bridge, gardening, fishing, cooking and most especially, his grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held September 13 at 11 a.m. at the Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church, 384 Fox Chapel Rd., where the family will receive friends following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Summer's Best Two Weeks, 111 Lake Gloria Road, Boswell, PA 15531, Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church or Forbes Hospice. Arrangements by WEDDELL-AJAK FUNERAL HOME, Aspinwall.
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HENDERSON,  THOMAS WILLIAM, ESQ. Age 77, of O'Hara Township, formerly of Fox Chapel, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at Woodside Place in Oakmont. Born in Washington, PA on November 29, 1939. Tom was the son of the late Iona (Bert) and Ray Henderson. He was the brother of David and the late Richard (surviving Jan) Henderson. Tom graduated from Washington High School in 1957. He was in the class of 1961 at Brown University and the class of 1966 at the Duquesne University School of Law. Mr. Henderson was a practicing attorney, starting out as a public defender and then becoming a pioneer in the field of asbestos litigation and other toxic torts, such as Agent Orange. Later in his career, Tom was with Staley Capital Advisors. He served on the boards of the Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church and the Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. He was a member of the Longue Vue Club for over 38 year and a member at Ross Mountain Club. Tom was a bridge Life Master, and a fan of all Pittsburgh sports teams, having Steeler season tickets since 1969. Tom was married for 54 years to Carol (Knestrick) Henderson, a high school classmate. Loving father of Paul Thomas Henderson of Potomac, MD and Susan K. Zinner of Santa Monica, CA. He adored his grandchildren, Hayes, Emma and Sarah Henderson, and James Zinner. There will be a private interment and service at Washington Cemetery, Washington, PA. Donations may be made in Tom's memory to: Flight 93 National Memorial Fund c/o National Park Foundation, ATTN: King Laughlin, 1110 Vermont Ave. NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC, 20005, or the Presbyterian Senior Care Foundation for Woodside Place, 1215 Hulton Rd., Oakmont, PA 15139.
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