Joseph Michael Bundy, 67, passed away on Sunday June 16, 2019, surrounded by his family at the Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh. Joe was born May 4, 1952, in Indiana, the son of late Mary Plato Hanlin Bundy and Camillo Bundy. He was a 1970 graduate of Derry Area School District and completed degrees in social sciences from Slippery Rock University in 1974 and computer information science from Saint Vincent College in 1983 where he taught as an adjunct faculty member from 1986-2007. He spent 41 years at Kennametal as a Manager Information Technology Audit. He was a head coach of the Derry cross country team, distance coach of the track team and JV coach of the soccer team. He made lifelong relationships in helping his student athletes succeed in high school and beyond. Joe was a loving husband, father and grandfather. Joe was an avid gardener, softball coach and player, home cook, concert lover and computer whiz. He loved spending holiday meals with his family. Besides his parents he is preceded in death by one brother-in-law Rowland Baran. Joe is survived by his wife of 40 years, Theresa M. (Lukon) Bundy, two sons Jared Bundy and wife Anne and Nathan Bundy, one grandson Ryker, three sisters Joyce Brisky and husband Walter, Kathy Barnett and husband Albert and Sally Baran, and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Family, friends and loved ones are invited to Joe’s Life Celebration, 4-7PM, Tuesday, June 18 2019 at the Matthew X. Merlin Funeral Home, Inc., 529 N. Chestnut Street, Derry 724-694-8331. The St. Joseph Altar Rosary Society will recite the Rosary Tuesday 3:30PM in the funeral home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10AM Wednesday June 19, 2019 at the St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church with the Rev. Salvatore R. Lamendola as celebrant. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Joe’s name to the St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church 125 S. Ligonier St. Derry, PA 15627. Online condolences may be made at merlinfuneralhome.com.
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