Orion C. Pinkerton Funeral Home, Inc.

1014 California Ave, Pittsburgh, PA


Kristina Marie Friend

November 22, 1982October 13, 2019

Kristina "Tina" Marie Friend, age 36 of Rochester Township, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, October 13, 2019. Daughter of the late Donna and David Friend; loving and devoted sister of Danielle A. (Friend) Taylor ( and her husband, Brian) of East Liberty; faithful companion for the past six years to Dominic Geraci. Also survived by several aunts, uncles and cousins. Family will be receiving friends Wednesday, October 16, 2019 from 3 PM until time of funeral service at 7 PM at the Orion C. Pinkerton Funeral Home, Inc., 1014 California Ave., Avalon, (412-766-5600). Interment will be private. Tina's smile lit every room she entered. She brought joy to all that surrounded her. Family suggests memorials be made to the African Wildlife Foundation for the preservation of African Elephants, a favorite love of Tina's. Condolences may be shared at www.pinkertonfuneralhome.net.


  • Visitation Wednesday, October 16, 2019
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, October 16, 2019


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Bill Rogers

October 15, 2019

I offer my deep condolences to Kristina's family and friends. I had the privilege of working with her every day. She was friendly, caring and hard working. The team always enjoyed her company and she will be missed. Peace be with you.

Francesca D'Appolonia

October 15, 2019

Our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Kristina. Though we did not know her well, it was clear how loved she was by those who did. May she live on forever in your hearts.

-Willow staff
Alana, Jessica, and Francesca