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Elizabeth "Betty" M. Bindas of Hermitage passed away at 6:17 p.m. Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, in Applewood Personal Care Home, Brackenridge, Pa. She was 94.
Mrs. Bindas was born Feb. 8, 1923, in Sharon, a daughter of George and Catherine (Schunn) Lederer. She was a lifelong area resident and a 1941 graduate of Farrell High School. 
Betty was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Hermitage. She was a longtime member of the former Grace Lutheran Church, Farrell, where she was a Sunday school teacher for 18 years and a leader of the church Luther League for eight years. Betty was also a member of the Cotta Society and the English Ladies Aid.
Her husband, Joe "Small" E. Bindas, whom she married in August 1949, passed away Aug. 23, 1978.
Surviving are: two sons, Jeffrey Joseph Bindas, Hermitage; and James Alan Bindas and his wife Marian, Upper Burrell, Pa.; three granddaughters, Samantha Bindas and her fiance Cory Callen; Carly Pasinski and her husband Justin; and Mackenzie Bindas.
In addition to her husband, Betty was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Margaret Lederer, and Catherine Roth and her husband Joe; and a brother, John Lederer. 
In lieu of flowers the family suggest memorial contributions be made to Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 3325 Morefield Road, Hermitage, PA 16148.

Elizabeth "Betty" M., 94, of Hermitage.
Visitation: 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday (10-18-17) in J. BRADLEY McGONIGLE FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORY Inc., 1090 E. State St., Sharon. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.McGonigleFuneralHomeandCrematory.com
Funeral service: 11 a.m. Thursday (10-19-17) in Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Hermitage, with Rev. Gary Nelson, pastor, officiating. 
Burial: Morefield Cemetery, Hermitage.
Published on October 17, 2017
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