Thomas “Pete” McBride

November 27, 1933 ~ April 28, 2021 (age 87)


YOUNGSTOWN — Thomas “Pete” McBride, 87, passed away peacefully Wednesday, April 28, 2021, at his home.

He was born Nov. 27, 1933, in Youngstown, to John and Helen Marrie McBride.

Tom was a 1953 graduate of East High School, where he was inducted into the athletic hall of fame. He retired in 1995 from the city of Youngstown Water Department, after 43 years of service. He was a member of St. Dominic Church, the Knights of Columbus, Last Quarter Gang of East High School, and a charter member of the Mahoning Valley Gaelic Society. He was an avid Notre Dame fan.

Tom is survived by his wife, Jean Hannon McBride, whom he married Aug. 10, 1963; his children, Attorney Michael McBride of Youngstown, Attorney Robert McBride of Canton and Noreen McBride of Youngstown; and two grandchildren, Robert and Mary Beth McBride of Canton. He is survived by numerous in-laws, nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Tom was preceded in death by his sisters, Mary Helen Palma and Rita McBride; and his brothers, John McBride and James McBride.

Tom’s family extends a heartfelt thank you to Dr. Christopher Economus, the staff at Hospice of the Valley, and longtime friend, Pat Trell, for their care and compassion. 

Calling hours will be held Monday, May 3, 2021, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes, Boardman-Canfield Chapel, 3701 Starrs Centre Road. 

Prayers will begin Tuesday, May 4, 2021, at 9 a.m. at the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. at St. Dominic Roman Catholic Church. 

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May 3, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Higgins - Reardon Funeral Homes
3701 Starr’s Centre Drive
Canfield, OH 44406

May 4, 2021

9:00 AM to 9:20 AM
Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes, Boardman-Canfield Chapel
3701 Starr's Centre Dr.
Canfield, OH 44406

Mass of Christian Burial
May 4, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Dominic Roman Catholic Church

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