Jessie C. (Wickrowski) Miskinis, 100, of Gilpin Township, PA, passed away on Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at Pleasant Ridge Mature Living in Allegheny Township.
A daughter of the late Paul Wickrowski and Josephine (Wojkiavicz) Wickrowski, she was born November 16, 1918 in East Vandergrift, PA.
Jessie graduated from Vandergrift High School in 1936. She had been employed as a presser by the former Teeters Dry Cleaning in Leechburg for 30 years prior to retirement. She was a member of Christ the King Parish in Gilpin Township and the Rosary Society of the former Assumption Roman Catholic Church in Gilpin Township. Jessie was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan who enjoyed watching game shows on TV, reading and dancing in her younger days.
Survivors include a son, Paul J. Miskinis (Linda) of Lititz, PA; a daughter, Justine A. Troia (Vincent) of South Nyack, NY; a granddaughter, Sarah Miskinis; and a sister, Maryann Jarosinski of Natrona Heights, PA.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Frank P. Miskinis in October 1959; a son, Frank P. “Prinky” Miskinis in February 1954; four brothers: Joseph, Stanley, John and Kazimer Wickrowski; three sisters: Frances Koski, Helen Sziraki and Eleanor Wickrowski.
Friends welcomed by her family on Friday, August 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 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 3, at the funeral home, followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. at Christ the King Parish, 125 Park Road, Gilpin Twp., with the Rev. James H. Loew, O.S.B. officiating. Interment following at St. Catherine Cemetery, 614 Evergreen Road, Gilpin Twp.
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