April McBrideApril 4, 1952 ~ August 21, 2017 (age 65)
April Lynn McBride, 65 of Fairfax Station, Virginia, and formerly of Pittsburgh, died Monday August 21, 2017 following a courageous battle with cancer.
She was born in Pittsburgh, April 4, 1952, a daughter of the late John Patrick and Marcia F. (Davis) McBride.
April graduated from North Allegheny High School in 1971. She was a valuable member of the swim team for the Royal Ridge Field Club in Pittsburgh and also participated in equestrian events, especially stadium jumping with her father’s horses throughout the area. She began her employment career in 1971 with Mohawk Airlines, which later became, Allegheny Airlines, US Air, British Airways US Airways and most recently American Airlines. April was a flight attendant for 45 years with these companies traveling countless miles around the globe. April’s desire to continue working stopped short due to her recent illness.
She was a member of the Congressional Club in Washington DC where she was an avid golfer.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her sister, Patricia (McBride) Hayden Randazzo and her paternal grandparents, Pat and Mary McBride.
She will be greatly missed by her family, which includes her nephews, John Hayden (Wendi), Billy Hayden (Pat), Gary Hayden (Cassie), Randy Hayden, Robby Hayden; her niece, Cindy Mannarelli (Pete) and several great nieces and nephews.
Friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 101 Olin Ave., Girard, PA 16417 on Saturday September 23, 2017 at 10 a.m. with Rev. William Miller officiating.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2115 W. 38th St., Erie, PA 16508
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Edder Funeral Home, Inc., Girard.
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