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Burket-Truby Funeral Home of Oakmont

Halpin, Michael James




Michael James Halpin October 15, 1932 – June 23, 2018 Died peacefully on June 23 at Family Hospice in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Mike was one of 8 children born to the late George A. Halpin and Claire (Bolte) Halpin of E. St. Louis, Illinois. He is survived by his devoted wife of 62 years, Mary Ann (Moran) Halpin and four of his children - Mike Halpin, Dan (Lisa) Halpin, Susan Halpin and Jim (Melissa) Halpin. Mike and Mary Ann were blessed with 9 grand children and 2 great grand children. His son Mark Halpin, his daughter Patricia Halpin, his brother George Halpin and his sisters Margaret Halpin, Jean (Halpin) Canavan and Mary Claire (Halpin) Basten precede Mike in death. He is survived by his brothers Robert F. Halpin (Patricia) and John T. Halpin and his sister Katherine Halpin. Mike grew up in E. St. Louis, IL, where he was a graduate of Central Catholic High School. Mike then attended Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama. He was employed in the shoe business for most of his career. His job took he and his growing family from St. Louis to Chicago, Milwaukee, Dayton, Pittsburgh, Rochester, NY, and Hilton Head, SC, where he and Mary Ann retired. Mike was a jogger most of his adult life, enjoyed playing tennis, and loved playing golf with his friends, brothers and sons. Friends are welcome to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Irenaeus Catholic Church, 387 Maryland Avenue, Oakmont, Pennsylvania, on Saturday, June 30, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. Interment will be private. Arrangements by BURKET-TRUBY FUNERAL HOME CREMATION & ALTERNATIVE SERVICES, INC. Oakmont