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Mary Jane Petruska

March 12, 2017


On Sunday, March 12, surrounded by her family, Mary Jane Petruska passed away

at Forbes Regional Hospital. She was born on January 5, 1938, in Wilmerding, PA.

She was the daughter of the late John and Mary (Rosevitik) Petruska, and the late

Janet Petruska, her sister and best friend, who predeceased her by one week on

March 5, 2017. She is survived by her siblings, Kathryn (Charles) Schaeffer of

Cincinnati, John (Carol) Petruska of Turtle Creek, Judy (Arthur) Snyder of

Murrysville, and David (Maria) Petruska of Monroeville. Mary Jane was a loving

aunt to eight nieces and eleven great nieces and nephews.

She was retired from Kinney Shoes/Footlocker Corporation, where she began

selling shoes at the age of 15, and became the assistant manager of many local

Kinney shoe stores.

She enjoyed doing crafts, decorating the house for holidays, baking and making

pierogies at St Peter and Paul and St John the Baptist churches where she was a

very active and dedicated parishioner. Her greatest love was dancing the polka,

going to polka dances and going on polka cruises with her many dear polka


Visitation will be at Alfieri Funeral Home, 201 Marguerite Avenue, Wilmerding on

Thursday, March 16 from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm. A funeral liturgy will be held at 9:30

am Friday, March 17, at St John the Baptist Church, 1907 Eden Park Blvd.,

McKeesport, PA.


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