Kristine E. (Odorcich) Baldridge, age 65 of North Huntingdon, passed away on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 in UPMC Shadyside Hospital. Born July 14, 1953 in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Helen (Wasko) Odorcich. A member of St. Agnes Parish in North Huntingdon, Kristine was a senior administrative assistant to the chief of trauma at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, where she wrote grants and was in charge of the residency program. Before that, she served in the same role with the plastic surgery department at Children's Hospital. Kristine was also very active with the PTA at Norwin School District.
Kristine is survived by her husband Robert E. Baldridge; her children Erin (Charles, III) Thatcher of Boonsboro, MD and Brad (Jamie) Baldridge of Bridgeville; her grandsons Hayden and Bennett Thatcher; her brothers Thomas (Debbie) Odorcich of Lake Orion, MI, Robert (Diane) Odorcich of White Oak, and Ronald (Anna) Odorcich of Elizabeth; and also nieces and nephews. Friends will be received in the Daniel F. Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory, 4504 Walnut St., Versailles Borough, McKeesport, PA 15132 (412-678-3454) on Friday, May 10, 2019 from 1 to 4 PM and 6 to 8 PM. A Blessing will be held in the funeral home on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 10 AM with Deacon Dale DiSanto officiating. Procession and burial will follow to Mt. Vernon Cemetery, Elizabeth Twp. www.bekavacfuneralhome.com
Originally published May 08, 2019.