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Mass of Christian Burial

Saint Katharine Drexel
Friday November 26th, 2021
10:30am - 11:15am

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Maple Creek Cemetery
Friday November 26th, 2021
12:00pm - 12:15pm

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Clyde W. Kearns

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 www.katharinedrexelpgh.org/online-giving

Visit www.thompson-marodi.com to share memories and condolences with the family.

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


Rest now, Clyde! Hope you're singing loud and proud

Monica Spencer Nov 27 2021 5:53 PM


Roseann Neely Nov 26 2021 8:26 PM

Sending our sympathy to Clyde's family and friends. Clyde had a very generous and kind heart and I will always be grateful to him for the many kindnesses he extended to my parents as they grew older. May Clyde Rest in Peace.

Janet Post King Nov 25 2021 11:48 AM

Clyde was always a very special person it is sad to see his passing my condolences to all his loved ones

Lorna Webster Nov 25 2021 11:39 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Clyde Kearns

Eileen Dziak Nov 25 2021 10:20 AM

Clyde was a true asset to the community and all who interacted with him. My condolences to his loved ones.

Elina Filander Nov 25 2021 9:33 AM

Touched so many people's lives and will be missed by many

Heath & Kathy Nov 25 2021 9:10 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Clyde Kearns

Heath & Kathy Kefover Nov 25 2021 9:07 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Clyde Kearns

Jonelle Nov 24 2021 10:56 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Clyde Kearns

MaryJo Piasecki Nov 24 2021 9:31 PM

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