Mercedes J. "Mercy" Faust

January 24, 1951 ~ April 27, 2019 (age 68)


Suddenly, on Saturday, April 27, 2019.  Beloved wife for 46 years of Robert J. "Bob"; mother of Russell J.; daughter of Mercedes and the late Robert Jenkins; sister of Robert (Georgann) Jenkins, Edward, Margaret (George) Speck, Thomas, David (Michelle), Ruth Ann "Buffy", and Joseph Jenkins; also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received at Frank F. DeBor Funeral Home, 1065 Brookline Blvd., 412-561-0380, on Tuesday and Wednesday, 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.  Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, at 11 a.m., in Unity Presbyterian Church (Green Tree).  The Boy Scouts of America will hold a "Going Home" Service on Wednesday evening at 7:30 p.m. 

Mercy was a graduate of Robert Morris University and the University of Pittsburgh, where she completed a Master's Degree in Sociology.  She devoted tireless service to the Boy Scouts of America, serving as Eagle Valley District Training Chair, Assistant District Commissioner, Assistant Scout Master and District Member At Large.  She was honored with the District Award of Merit and the Silver Beaver Award.  She completed the Wood Badge Program (Beaver Patrol) and also served on staff.  Mercy was a deacon at Unity Presbyterian Church, an avid walker, and community gardener.  She will be dearly missed by all.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Scouts BSA Troop #9006, c/o Unity Presbyterian Church, 1146 Greentree Road, Pittsburgh, PA  15220.



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