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Henry "Hammer" Emile Pierno

July 18, 1960 ~ March 26, 2022 (age 61)


Henry E. "Hammer" Pierno, age 61, of New Salem,  passed away on Saturday, March 26, 2022.  He was born on July 18, 1960 in Providence, RI, son of Mirielle and the late Robert C. Pierno, Jr.

Henry was a member of the UMWA Local 2300, Newboro Indians Club, and Fairbank Gun Club. He loved deer hunting and was a Pittsburgh Sports fan.

Besides his father, Henry was preceded in death by his brother, Joey Pierno;  father-in-law, Mike Gluvna; and mother-in-law, Ann Gluvna.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Susan Marie Gluvna, whom he loved more than anything for 33 years; his dog, Buddy; his mother, Mirielle Pierno; brother, Robert C. Pierno, III and his wife Theresa; sister, Muriel (Pierno) Tworzydlo and her husband Joe; sister-in-law, Cynthia Gluvna and her husband David Potts; brother-in-law, Michael Gluvna and his wife Lisa; also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received at The Dearth Funeral Home, 35 South Mill Street, New Salem, PA on Wednesday from 2-8 PM, and on Thursday until Prayers of Transfer at 9:15 AM. Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday at 10:00 AM in St. Francis of Assisi Church - Footedale Site, 528 Footedale Road, New Salem, PA . Interment to follow in St. Mary Cemetery- Leckrone.

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March 30, 2022

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Dearth Funeral Home
35 South Mill St
New Salem, PA 15468

Funeral Mass
March 31, 2022

10:00 AM
St. Francis of Assisi Church, Footedale Road, New Salem, PA

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