Jacob A. Grady, age 21, of Renfrew, Penn Twp., passed away on Thursday morning, December 31, 2020 at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, from injuries received at a family sledding and snowmobiling event. The accident happened on December 26, 2020.
Jacob has generously given the gift of life through organ donation with CORE (Center for Organ Recovery and Education). His donation will benefit many people on the organ recipient list.
Born in Pittsburgh, PA on February 1, 1999, he was the son of Alan D. and Laurie Hallock Grady.
He was a 2017 graduate of Knoch High School and attended Vo-tech his Junior and Senior year, studying Machine Tech.
Jacob loved to take his 1978 Ford F-150 truck, that he and his dad had restored to car cruises. He loved snowmobiling, riding his jet ski, boating, dirt bikes and mountain bikes and especially enjoyed the times spent with family and friends. He was a Third Degree Black Belt in Taekwondo.
Jacob worked with his father at Specialty Pre-Cast in Prospect.
Beloved son of Alan and Laurie Hallock Grady, brother of Johnathan Grady of Renfrew, grandson of Sally Hallock (Mark Gerson) of Mars and Carol Grady (Bill Long) of Callery, nephew of Jack Grady (Heidi) of Deer Lakes, Steve Grady (Denise) of Butler, Dan Grady (Nicole) of Mars, Tracy Lazzo (George) of Butler and Kristi Hallock-Held (Tim) of Mars, also many cousins.
A private family viewing will be held at the McDonald-Aeberli Funeral Home, Inc. 238 Crowe Ave. Mars, PA and condolences are available at www.mcdonald-aeberli.com. A Celebration of Jacob’s life for family and friends will be held on Saturday, January 9, 2021 at the former Oakland School, 545 Chicora Rd. (Route 68) Butler, PA 16001 from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. A Memorial Service will follow at 2:00 PM. All are welcome and refreshments will follow. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions in Jacob’s memory to CORE, 204 Sigma Drive, RIDC Park, Pittsburgh, PA 15238 (www.core.org)
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