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Rodney J. Hesidence

April 19, 1942 ~ April 12, 2019 (age 76)


Rodney J. Hesidence, 76, of Chicora, passed away, Friday, April 12, 2019, at the Chicora Medical Center.

Born April 19, 1942 in Butler, he was a son of the late Cyril Hesidence and Helen (O”Donnell) Hesidence.

Rodney was retired from the Armco Steel Plant in Butler. He was a member of St. Wendelin Roman Catholic Church, the RC Mens Club and the Knights of Columbus #866. He enjoyed golfing and old cars.

He was a veteran of the United States Army.

Surviving is his wife, Lois V. (Collier) Hesidence, whom he married May 9, 1964.

1 daughter, Tammy (Jeff) Mennor of Fenelton.

2 sons: Brian (Tracy) Hesidence of Karns City and Greg (Jennifer) Hesidence of Herman.

2 grandchildren: Brandon and Tori.

2 sisters: Lois Hesidenz of Butler and Anna Marie (David) McKivigan of East Butler.

Numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his son Douglas and his grandson Joshua.

There will not be a public visitation. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, at 11:00 a.m., at St. Wendelin Roman Catholic Church in Carbon Center. The Rev. Matt McClain, Pastor, will officiate. Interment will be in St. Wendelin's Cemetery.

Donations may be made to St. Wendelin School, 211 St. Wendelin Road, Butler, PA 16002.

Arrangements by the Geibel Funeral Home, Butler.


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Mass of Christian Burial
April 16, 2019

11:00 AM
St. Wendelin Roman Catholic Church
210 St. Wendelin Road
Butler, PA 16001

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