Of Emsworth, age 78, passed away suddenly on February 2, 2018. Daughter of the late Elizabeth and Frank Gurneck, Sr. Preceded in death by her cherished husband of 34 years, Robert Heinlein; beloved sister of Betty Anne Sobek (John), the late Frank Gurneck, Jr., and Carol Azzarelli (the late Paul, Sr.); loving aunt of Renée Azzarelli Sroka, Paul Azzarelli, Jr. (Missy), Brad Warren (Darlene), the late William Heinlein, Jr., and Sharon Flynn (Howard); proud great-aunt of Amanda and Zack Azzarelli, and Sean, Spencer, Grace, and Lily Warren. She is also survived by many of her treasured girlfriends and a close-knit group of neighbors. Claudia was retired after serving nearly 25 years in the patient admissions unit at AGH Suburban Hospital and was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. There will be no viewing, however friends and family may be received at a memorial service at Sacred Heart Church, 154 Orchard Avenue, Emsworth, PA 15202, at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, February 9, 2018. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank. Arrangements entrusted to the McDONALD - LINN FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICE, LLC, 529 California Ave., Avalon, PA 15202.