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Anita L. O'Rourke

May 22, 1938 — November 25, 2023

Upper St. Clair

Age 85, of Upper St. Clair, passed away on Saturday, November 25, 2023. Anita was the beloved wife of 64 years of John T. O’Rourke; loving mother of Kelly A. Arcieri (Rocco), Erin O. Blechman (William), and Sean T. O’Rourke (Jennifer); adoring grandmother of Sam Blechman, Michael, Matthew (Sara), and Mia Arcieri, and Nicholas, Julia, and Meghan O’Rourke; and sister of Carol A. Hrebinko (Ronald) and Salvatore J. Bova (Anna Maria). She was predeceased by a grandson, Max Blechman and a brother, Joseph Koempel. 

Anita was a devoted, loving, and loyal wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend who will be dearly missed by those who loved her. She was a dedicated volunteer at St. Clair Hospital for years rising to the position of Gift Shop Coordinator and Buyer. She loved decorating, house plants, games, socializing, but above all Anita loved her family. Everyone who knew her will miss her humor, strength, spunk, intelligence, and the other qualities that made her uniquely Anita.

All are welcome on Friday, December 1, 2023 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM, FREYVOGEL-SLATER FUNERAL DIRECTORS, 112 Fort Couch Rd., Bethel Park, 412-835-1860 (Opposite Macy’s South Hills Village). Mass of Christian Burial, Saturday, December 2, 2023, 10 AM, St. Thomas More Church, Resurrection Parish, 126 Fort Couch Rd. Interment will be private.

The family prefers flowers to celebrate Anita, or in lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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Visitation

Friday, December 1, 2023

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Freyvogel Slater Funeral Directors, Inc.

112 Fort Couch, Pittsburgh, PA 15241

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Visitation

Friday, December 1, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Freyvogel Slater Funeral Directors, Inc.

112 Fort Couch, Pittsburgh, PA 15241

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Mass

Saturday, December 2, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

St. Thomas More Church, Resurrection Parish

126 Fort Couch Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15241

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