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Buckley, Richard D. b. September 21, 1858 d. December 12, 1929 Major League Baseball Player. He was a catcher and infielder, making his debut with the Indianapolis Hoosiers on April 20, 1888. For eight seasons, he played with the Indianapolis Hoosiers (1888-89), New York Giants (1890-91), St. Louis Browns (1892-93) and Philadelphia Phillies (1894-95). He ended his career with a record of 449 hits, 213 runs scored, 26 home runs, 216 runs batted in and a .245 batting average. He died at age 71 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Christ Our Redeemer Catholic Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA Plot: Sec H Lot 399 Grave 1
Gertsch, Sgt. John Gerry b. September 29, 1944 d. July 19, 1969 Viet Nam Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the United States Army during the war in Viet Nam as a Staff Sergeant in Company E, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery in A Shau Valley, Republic of Vietnam, from July 15 to 19, 1969. His citation reads "S/Sgt. Gertsch distinguished himself while serving as a platoon sergeant and platoon leader during combat operations in the A Shau Valley. During the initial phase of an...[Read More] Christ Our Redeemer Catholic Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA Plot: Section 17, Row 31, Grave 19
Kiesling, Walter 'Walt' b. May 27, 1903 d. March 2, 1962 Hall of Fame Professional Football Player. He was a coach as well as played guard. He played for the Duluth Eskimos from 1926 to 1927, Pottsville Maroons in 1928, Chicago Cardinals from 1929 to 1933, Chicago Bears in 1934, Green Bay Packers from 1935 to 1936, and the Pittsburgh Pirates from 1937 to 1939. He coached the Pittsburgh Steelers from 1940 to 1942, and 1954 to 1955. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1966. Christ Our Redeemer Catholic Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA Plot: Section I, Plot 129
Noll, Chuck (Charles Henry) b. January 5, 1932 d. June 13, 2014 Hall of Fame Professional Football Coach, Professional Football Player. For twenty-three seasons (1969 to 1991), he served as head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers and guided them to four Super Bowl titles (January 1975, January 1976, January 1979, January 1980). Born Charles Henry Noll, he attended Benedict High School in Cleveland and received a scholarship to play collegiate football at the University of Dayton. Selected by Cleveland during the 20th round of the 1953 NFL Draft, he totaled 77...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Christ Our Redeemer Catholic Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Rooney, Art (Arthur) b. January 27, 1901 d. August 25, 1988 Professional Football Team Owner. Born in Coultersville, Pennsylvania, he was dubbed as "The Chief" and was the founding owner of the National Football League Pittsburgh Steelers. In 1933, he paid a $2,500 franchise fee to start a NFL club based in the City of Pittsburgh and named his new team the Pirates. He renamed the team the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1940 and thus started a team which became one the most dominant teams in the NFL, winning four Super Bowls in (1974-75, 1978, 1979). After the...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Christ Our Redeemer Catholic Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA Plot: Section M
Scanlon, Thomas Edward b. September 18, 1896 d. August 9, 1955 US Congressman. Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, he graduated from Duquesne University Pittsburgh, learned the pressman's trade and was employed on the City Pittsburgh newspapers, (1914-36) During World War I, he served in Europe, as a Private 1st Class, in the US Army, (1918-19). After the war, he was a delegate to the Pittsburgh Central Labor Union, (1920-40) and a member of the Allegheny County Board for the Assessment and Revision of Taxes, (1936-41). In 1941, he was elected as a Democrat...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Christ Our Redeemer Catholic Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA