Mary (Shymko) Turek Lapic, 94, of Center Twp., formerly of Beaver Falls and later of Brighton Twp., passed away Monday evening, March 21, 2011 after a long and full life.
Born November 2, 1916, in Pittsburgh, she was a daughter of the late Sam and Katherine Shymko and widow of the late Michael Lapic who preceded her in death in 1991. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Michael Shymko and a sister, Anne Kraynack.
Mary will be sadly missed by her daughter, Mary Ann Bassar and her husband, Melvin of Center Twp.; a grandson, Michael Bassar and his wife Darla of Conway; two granddaughters, Michelle Merendo and her husband, Tony of Monaca and Melissa Kozel and her husband, Jim of Beaver; four great-grandchildren, Matthew Merendo, Melanny Merendo, Karsen Kozel and Cameron Kozel.
A private family visitation will be held on Thursday from 9:30 am until 10:30 am in the Simpson Funeral & Cremation Services, 1119 Washington Ave., Monaca, A Parastas service will be held at 11 am at Sts. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Cemetery Chapel , Economy. Father Michael Polosky will be the celebrant.
The family wishes to thank Compassionate Care Hospice and the nursing staff of Rochester Manor for the care their mother received.
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