Richard G. Bodnar 1932-2013

BROOKFIELD – Richard G. “Dick” Bodnar, 79, of Brookfield, died at 8:35 p.m. Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, at his residence.

He was born Jan. 21, 1934, in Burgettstown, Pa., the son of Frank H. and Mildred Dobroski Bodnar.

He worked as an engineering draftsman at several local companies, and was a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Parish (St. Bernadette’s Church), Masury.

Richard served in Germany with the U.S. Army.

Survivors include his wife, the former Joan D. McDade; his son, Marc R. Bodnar of Jupiter, Fla.; two grandchildren; one sister, Anna Mae Sweder of Burgettstown, Pa.; and three brothers, his twin Rudy Bodnar of Brookfield, Bob Bodnar of Cincinnati and Jerry Bodnar of Northampton, N.J.

He was preceded in death by a brother and a sister.

Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday and from 9:30 to 10 a.m. Friday in the J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday in St. Thomas the Apostle Church.

Internment will be at Hillcrest Memorial Park, Hermitage, Pa.