LaVerne Head

LaVerne Head

Sunday, July 13th, 1924 - Friday, December 6th, 2019
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In her 95th year, LaVerne Head, wife of the late Robert J. Head, Sr., mother of Kathleen Katz, the late Robert J. Head, Jr., Karen Palmer and Richard P. Head (Colleen) made her peaceful transition surrounded by her family. She is survived by eight grandchildren: Eric Katz (Marge), Christopher Katz, Jennifer Dodson (Brian), Timothy Palmer, Kristen Palmer, David Head (Jillian), Kimberly Head, and Jamie Head; four great-grandchildren: Madelaine Katz, Reece Katz, Raina Dodson and Lillian Head; and many nieces and nephews. Daughter of the late Paul and Nellie Patter, she was preceded in death by nine siblings. Her soul entered God's Kingdom, where she will forever reside with Him and all of His Angels and Saints. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, in memory of LaVerne Head. Funeral arrangements by BEINHAUERS. Family and friends welcome Tuesday 4-8 p.m. at 2630 West Liberty Ave., Dormont, 412-531-4000. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, December 11, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. in S.S. Simon & Jude Church, 1607 Greentree Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15220. Entombment Queen of Heaven Cemetery, McMurray. Please view or add tributes at

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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, December 10th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Tuesday, December 10th, 2019 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Beinhauer - Dormont
    2630 West Liberty Avenue
    PITTSBURGH, PA 15216
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  • Service

    Wednesday, December 11th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Wednesday, December 11th, 2019 11:00am
    SS. Simon and Jude Parish
    1607 Greentree Road
    PITTSBURGH, PA 15220
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  • Interment

    Queen of Heaven Cemetery
    2900 Washington Road
    McMurray, PA 15317
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  • Roman Catholic Church


Donations are being accepted for: ST JUDE CHILDRENS RESEARCH HOSPITAL INC.


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Loretta Henney Gall

Posted at 04:40pm
Our family has some good memories of Laverne. She and my Mom were very good friends. RIP Laverne.
Loretta Henney Gall

Bob and Patti Carothers

Posted at 05:26pm
Mrs Head was a special lifelong friend to us ~ our love and condolences are with the wonderful Head family ~ we regret to miss her visitation and Funeral Mass as we are out of Pittsburgh this week ~ God Bless her ~ rest in heavenly peace Mrs Head ~
Bob and Patti Carothers

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