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Hedi T. (Stadler) Darr

October 12, 1926 ~ January 15, 2019 (age 92)

     Hedi T. Darr, age 92, of New Bethlehem, passed away late Tuesday evening, January 15, 2019, at Allegheny Health Network-Forbes in Monroeville.

     Born October 12, 1926 in Germany, she was the daughter of the late Johann and Hedwig Madl Stadler.

     She moved to New Bethlehem on October 7, 1948 marrying Robert C. Darr of New Bethlehem.  He preceded her in death on July 2, 1998.

    Hedi was a member of the St. Charles Catholic Church in New Bethlehem and the Altar Rosary Society.

     Survivors include two granddaughters:  Kimberly A. Bertocci and her husband Jason of Bridgeville and Alana M. Close and her husband, Matthew, of Irwin; a great granddaughter, Hannah and step great grandson, Jacob.

     In addition to her parents and husband, Hedi was preceded in death by a daughter, Peggy L. Stephens.

     Family and friends will be received from 9 to 10:45 a.m. Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at Rupert Funeral Home and Cremation Service chapel, 233 Penn Street, New Bethlehem.

    Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the St. Charles Catholic Church, 201 Washington Street, New Bethlehem, with Father Samuel Bungo, parish priest, serving as celebrant.

     Interment will follow in the St. Charles Catholic Cemetery in New Bethlehem.

     Online condolences may be sent to Hedi’s family at

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