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Burket-Truby Funeral Home of Oakmont

Bierly, Margaret




Margaret Hallinean Bierly, 92 known to most as Peg has crossed over to be with her maker Jesus Christ. She is preceded in death by Minnie Hallinean mother, Thomas Hallinean father, Thomas Hallinean brother, Robert Bierly former spouse, Thomas Bierly son, Daniel Scheestel grandson, Jason Henskee grandson-in-law She is survived by 6 children: Deborah (Harry) Helwig, Susan Sunday, Robert Bierly Jr. (Loretta), Sandy (Dale) Scheestel, Bill Bierly (Jan), Jim Bierly, 15 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren. Peg spent the greater part of her life as an active member in the Oakmont community. She served on the Riverview school board for 8 years and as a Eucharistic Minister at St Irenaeus in Oakmont for over 15 years. She chaired the St Ireneaus Bazaar and even gave her grandkids extra jumping time in the bouncy house after hours. Started her career with an Associate's Degree in Accounting from Mount Aloysius working one of her first jobs as a teller in a bank in Hollidaysburg. Peg devoted most of her career as a co-founder and bookkeeper for 30+ years at Riverview Carpet. She played a key role at the Riverview Community Action Center (RCAC) before retiring in the carpet business. If she was not walking to work from Oakmont to Verona and back, you could see her driving her car with her toy poodle on her shoulder. Her red convertible was used on many occasions to let her grandchildren ride around town with the lid down and even making an appearance in the Riverview Homecoming parade. Margaret, Peg, Mom, Grams, Grandma Hat will remain in our hearts forever. Friends and relatives will be received on Thursday, January 17, 2019 from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at the BURKET-TRUBY FUNERAL HOME CREMATION & ALTERNATIVE SERVICES INC. 421 Allegheny Ave. Oakmont. Mass of Christian Burial Friday, January 18, 2019, 10 a.m., St. Irenaeus Catholic Church, Oakmont. Please wear a hat to Mass in honor of Peg, who always wore hats. Memorial contributions may be made in her name to the Humane Animal Rescue, 1101 Western Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15233.