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Mary Elizabeth (Kolenchak) Miskinis

June 6, 1915 ~ September 26, 2019 (age 104)


Mary Elizabeth (Kolenchak) Miskinis, 104, of Leechburg, passed away on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at Concordia Lutheran Ministries in Cabot.

A daughter of the late John Kolenchak and Anna (Segorek) Kolenchak, she was born on June 6, 1915 in Leechburg, PA.

Mary had been employed as a bottling line worker by J.S. Finch Distillery in Schenley.  She was a member of the former St. Martha Roman Catholic Church in Leechburg and the church’s St. Anne’s Guild.  She was currently a member of Christ the King Parish in Gilpin Township.

Survivors include two sons, Charles A. Miskinis of Leechburg and Edward T. Miskinis (Diana) of Rochester, NY; three daughters, Barbara Wilken (Henry) of Vandergrift, Pamela Sorisio (John) of Leechburg, Debby Vargo (David) of Leechburg; foreign exchange student “son” Ezio Ronchi of Italy; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; one brother, Paul Kolenchak of Leechburg; two sisters, Catherine Pinker of Allegheny Township, and Pauline Clowes (George) of Arkansas.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles P. Miskinis in August 2002; brothers, Frank and John Kolenchak; and sisters, Veronica Zeigler, Josephine Pinella and Cecelia Christopher.

Friends welcomed by her family on Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019 from 2-8 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 Monday, Sept. 30, 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. James H. Loew, O.S.B. as celebrant.  Interment following at St. Catherine Cemetery, 614 Evergreen Rd., Gilpin Twp.

The family would like to express their appreciation to the staff from Concordia Lutheran Ministries in Cabot and the Sisters from Bishop Morrow Home in Leechburg for all their wonderful and loving care.

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September 29, 2019

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Clawson Funeral & Cremation Center, Inc.
170 Main Street
Leechburg, PA 15656

Parting Prayers of Transfer
September 30, 2019

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

Mass of Christian Burial
September 30, 2019

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

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