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Christine (Drozd) Kosmalski

June 28, 2019


Christine (Drozd) Kosmalski, of Niles, Ohio, formerly of Leechburg, passed away on Friday, June 28, 2019 at the Shepherd of the Valley Nursing Home in Niles, Ohio.

Born in Leechburg, PA, she was a daughter of the late Walter Drozd and Helen (Kroll) Drozd.

Christine was a homemaker and graduate of Kiski Area High School.  She was a member of St. Stephen Church in Niles, Ohio.  Christine loved to shop and cherished the time spent with her family.  She also enjoyed reading, interior design and watching home improvement shows.

Survivors include her daughter, Kathleen Kosmalski-Clever (William) of Allegheny Township; a sister, Loretta Ryznar of Niles, Ohio; a sister-in-law, Patricia Drozd of Allegheny Township; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband on March 31, 1986, Stephen S. Kosmalski, whom she married on July 4, 1959; two sisters, Adele Lewandowski, Dolores Olterman; a brother, Walter A. Drozd; and two brothers-in-law, Frank A. Ryznar and Ben Lewandowski.

Friends welcomed by her family on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 from 6-8 p.m. at Clawson Funeral & Cremation Center, 170 Main Street, Leechburg (724-842-1051).  Parting Prayers of Transfer will be held at 9:15 a.m. on Wednesday, July 3, at the funeral home, followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at Christ the King Parish, 125 Park Road, Gilpin Twp., with Rev. Michael J. Sciberras as celebrant.  Interment following at St. Catherine Cemetery, 614 Evergreen Rd., Gilpin Twp.  Condolences to the Kosmalski family may be offered at

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July 2, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Clawson Funeral & Cremation Center, Inc.
170 Main Street
Leechburg, PA 15656

Parting Prayers of Transfer
July 3, 2019

9:15 AM
Clawson Funeral & Cremation Center, Inc.
170 Main Street
Leechburg, PA 15656

Mass of Christian Burial
July 3, 2019

10:00 AM
Christ The King Parish
125 Park Road
Gilpin Township, PA 15656

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