Edward F. Mineard

Edward F. Mineard

Edward F. Mineard Jr., 67 of Rochester, passed away on Monday, December 21, 2020 in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital.  He was born on March 21, 1953 in Rochester, PA, the son of the late Edward F. and Ruth A. Mineard Sr.  He was an active member of St. Felix Roman Catholic Parish where he loved to sing.  He enjoyed helping his friends and family with many home improvement and construction projects. His carpentry and building skills were second to none.  He loved to travel and golf with his friends and family.  Edward was previously employed at Duquesne Light, where he worked as a Sr.  Quality Control Inspector. Also, a longtime member of the Rochester VFW and the Freedom SOI as well as numerous other clubs in the area.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Ruthie Schupp.

He is survived by his two children: Amanda Mineard, Patterson Twp., and Matthew & Vicky Mineard, Findlay Twp.; 4 grandchildren: Mikayla & Braydon Mortimer, and Souriana & Dimitri Mineard; 2 sisters: Linda Minnich and Kathleen (Ray) Hall; 2 brothers: Joseph Mineard and Patrick (Debbie) Mineard; numerous nieces and nephews; as well as former wives: Patricia (Murtha) Mineard and Patricia (Kilgore) Mineard.

 Friends will be received on Sunday from 3pm until 5pm in the Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Rochester.  Masks and social distancing required.  A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Monday at 10 am in St. Felix Roman Catholic Parish.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund:  JDRF.org or JDRF Pittsburgh  501 Martindale St. Suite 670 Pittsburgh, PA 15212

8 thoughts on “Edward F. Mineard

  1. May God bless you, and may you RIP Ed.
    Our most sincere sympathies go out to your family & friends. Your work here on earth is done and now your heavenly duties begin.
    Paul & Darlene B.

  2. I see your smiling face and I still can’t believe you’re gone. I will never forget all the traveling, adventures and belly laughs we shared. So many of us will miss you down here, but I am positive that if we close our eyes and listen closely, we will hear that beautiful voice, singing with the other angels.

  3. My thoughts and prayers to Mandy and Matt and Ed’s grandchildren- he so loved you !
    I will miss our lunches, conversations and most of all , the laughter ! We had a lot of fun times together and I will never forget you .
    Rest In Peace my friend .
    Vicki Taylor-Groves

  4. Amanda and Matt, we were so saddened to read about your dad’s passing in the paper. Our deepest sympathy to you. He was a good neighbor and church member at St. Felix where we often saw him…. . We are so sorry .
    Lou Ann and Luiz

  5. I’m thinking of all we’ve shared, and as one memory leads to another, I can’t help thinking how lucky I am to have had you in my life and to have loved you. You will always have a special place in my heart and your memory will live on forever. Until we meet again in Heaven….
    Love Brenda

  6. God Blessed us with you Dear Ed. Your lively and joy filled spirit will be missed. Save me a spot up there.

    You will always be remembered as one of “The Good Guys”. Peace Dear Brother!!!

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