Kopp , Erin R. 34
Brook Park, Ohio
Herbert L. Bridgewater, 88, of West Deer, died Saturday, May 6, 2006, at UPMC Passavant, McCandless. He was born March 16, 1918, in Denver, Colo., to the late Walter and Ida (Ritter) Bridgewater. Herbert retired from Koppers in Pittsburgh, where he worked as a research scientist. He was a member of St. Victor Catholic Church in Bairdford, West Deer. He was a World War II Army veteran. He is survived by his children, Michael (Rosarina) Bridgewater, Barbara (Gerald) Barton, Renee Phipps and Brian Bridgewater, all of Texas, Janet Watson, of Missouri, and Ro (Larry) Bridgewater-Hamner, of New Mexico; his sister, Mary Bridgewater, and brother, Harold Bridgewater, both of Colorado; also survived by 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Marion (Joyce) Bridgewater, who died in 1989. Friends received from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Monday at the HERBERT R. KING JR. FUNERAL HOME INC., Route 8 at 2841 Woodland Circle, Hampton, www.kingfuneralhome.com. Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Tuesday in St. Victor Church, Bairdford, West Deer. Interment with military honors in Our Lady of Hope Cemetery, Tarentum.