Thomas R. Bradley, age 82 of West Elizabeth, passed away on Friday, November 26, 2021. Born May 27, 1939 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late Alfred J. and Bessie Ella (Smith) Bradley. A graduate of Clairton High School, Class of 1957, Thomas was a self-employed electrician. In his spare time, he loved to tinker: the best example of which was his homemade paddleboat he sailed on the Monongahela River. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughters Mary Ellen Bell and Nancy L. Linkauer. Thomas is survived by his daughter Carol M. (Charles) Elliott of Washington, PA; his granddaughter Kathryn E. Bell of Brentwood; his brothers Pastor Arthur Bradley of Rostraver Twp., William E. Bradley of Branson, AZ, and John "Jack" E. Bradley of Hopewell Twp.; and also nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received in the A.J. Bekavac Funeral Home, 555 5th. St., Clairton, PA 15025 (412-233-5700) on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 from 2 PM to 4 PM and 6 PM to 8 PM. A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 10 AM in the funeral home with his brother, Pastor Arthur Bradley, officiating. Procession and burial will follow to Round Hill Cemetery, Elizabeth Twp. www.bekavacfuneralhome.com
Originally published November 27, 2021.