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Gruden, Joshua Aaron




Joshua Aaron Gruden, 43 of Mt. Lebanon passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, June 14, 2018. Beloved son of Francis and Patti (Roesch) Gruden of Mt. Lebanon. Devoted and loving father (aka Daboo) of Storey Elizabeth Gruden. Brother of Francis Gruden IV. Fiancé of Karina M. Casale. Grandson of Frank Gruden and the late Elizabeth “Bettie” Gruden, Arveda and Elmer Roesch. Nephew of Kevin Gruden, Patrick (Gina) Gruden, Bill (Paula) Roesch, Luann Roesch (Larry) Steffy, Barbara (Ron) Forsman. He also leaves behind many relatives in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia. Josh was a 1993 graduate of Mt. Lebanon High School where he played football, basketball and soccer. He attended West Virginia University and was a member of the 1993 Sugar Bowl Team. Josh loved his family and friends, was an avid fitness enthusiast and enjoyed music and concerts particularly Widespread Panic and Phish. Josh was well respected in the service industry for many years before moving on to his true passion of personal training and managing fitness clubs. Friends and relatives are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, June 23, 2018, 10 AM at Our Lady of Joy Catholic Parish, 2000 O’Block Rd. Pittsburgh, PA 15239. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. (www.stjude.org). Arrangements by BURKET-TRUBY FUNERAL HOME CREMATION & ALTERNATIVE SERVICES, INC. Oakmont