LEE ROY HIXENBAUGH
Lee Roy Hixenbaugh, 84, of Bethel Park, passed away on Dec. 18 at Baldwin
Health Center. Lee was born in Monongahela, son of the late Roy and
Elizabeth Hixenbaugh. He is survived by his beautiful and loving wife of 60 years,
Gail Brown Hixenbaugh of Bethel Park and their son Mark. He is preceded in
death by his brother Herb, both his parents and his in-laws. In addition to his wife,
he is survived by his sister-in-law, Ms. Romana Daugherty Hixenbaugh of
Allentown, Pa., and cousins, Sister Agnes McCormick, OLC and Mr. Bill Gamble
both of Pittsburgh. Lee graduated from Monongahela High School and attended
both Penn State University and California University of Pa. He was employed by
National Cash Register Corps and Mine Safety Equipment until his retirement. He
was a lifelong, devout Catholic and served for many years in several faith
formation programs at St. Valentine’s and St. Thomas More parishes in Bethel
Park and served with his wife as Eucharistic Ministers. Lee was an avid, talented
photographer who built his own dark room and provided beautiful, enriching
photo histories of both his immediate and extended families. His talents extended
to include music where he enjoyed playing the guitar with friends. There will be
no public visitation. A memorial Mass will be celebrated at St. Thomas More
Catholic Church in Bethel Park on Tuesday Dec. 22 at 10:00 am. followed by
internment at the Monongahela Cemetery in Monongahela.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Paul Henney Cremation & Funeral Tributes, Bethel Park. In lieu of
flowers, donations can be made in his name to St. Thomas More Catholic
Church, 126 Fort Church Rd. Pgh., PA 15241.
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