Clyde W. Kearns

August 25, 1952 ~ November 22, 2021 (age 69)


Clyde W. Kearns, 69, of Bentleyville passed away Monday afternoon, November 22, 2021 at Penn Highlands - Monongahela Valley Hospital.

He was born August 25, 1952 in North Charleroi, a son of the late Wilber Harold Kearns and Laura Jean John Kearns.

A graduate of Bentworth High School, he later graduated from California University of Pennsylvania with a master's degree.

Mr. Kearns was a teacher for the Bentworth School District for 32 years and after retiring served on the Bentworth School Board.

He was also a hair stylist and the owner of Clyde Kearns Hairstyling in Bentleyville.

He was a member of the Saint Katharine Drexel Parish and the Knights of Columbus Council 5826, Bentleyville.

Surviving is his loving companion, Beckie Shemasek and her family, John Shemasek (Annette), Jaime Shemasek, Brianne Rusilko (Alex), Brennan Shemasek, Mason Shemasek, Lilyanna Shemasek, Alex Rusilko, Julie Rusilko, Rock (the special family dog) and several cousins and friends.

There will be no visitation.

Friends are welcome to his Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. Friday, November 26, 2021 at Saint Katharine Drexel, 126 Church Street, Bentleyville with the Reverend Edward L. Yuhas, Pastor, as celebrant.

At the church, non-vaccinated individuals are required to wear masks or facial coverings and social distancing is to be maintained.

A procession will follow to Maple Creek Cemetery for the Rite of Committal service.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Katharine Drexel Parish, 126 Church Street, Bentleyville, PA 15314 or

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Arrangements in care of the Thompson-Marodi Funeral Home, Inc., 809 Main Street, Bentleyville, 724-239-2255.

Mass of Christian Burial

Friday November 26th, 2021

10:30am - 11:15am



Maple Creek Cemetery

Friday November 26th, 2021

12:00pm - 12:15pm

1242 Rte 481
Charleroi, PA 15022

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