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of Richland Township, formerly of East Conemaugh, passed away on Aug. 2, 2017, at the home of her daughter. She was born on November 8, 1925, in East Conemaugh Borough. Daughter of the late John and Mary (Cernansky) Petriska. Preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, William F. Oreskovich; sisters, Ann Onufer and Elizabeth Karan; brothers, Charles, John, Mike, Alex, Pete and George; brothers-in-law, John Onufer, Steven Karan, John Oreskovich, Steve Haynal, William Voytas and Leonard Tegley; and sisters-in-law, Theresa Petriska, Dorothy Hanyal, Genevieve Voytas, Amelia Tegley, Jane Oreskovich and Lillian Oreskovich. Survived by loving children, Donna Jean Reincke and fiancé, Russell Naugle, Johnstown; and William Oreskovich, Winfield, PA; grandchildren, Cierra Reincke-Lujan, Las Vegas, NV, Matthew Reincke, Tucson, AZ, Andrew, Sarah and Claire Oreskovich, Winfield, PA; great grandchildren; Bryce and Presley Lujan; sister, Julia wife of Nick Visovsky, Franklin Borough; and numerous nieces and nephews. Mary was a graduate of East Conemaugh High School. She was a member of St. Benedict Catholic Church, Geistown. Friends will be received from 4-8 PM on Sunday at Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland, where Vigil Service will be held. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 A.M. on Monday at St. Benedict Catholic Church. Fr. David S. Peles, Pastor. Committal will be held at Grandview Cemetery. (Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome)
Published on August 3, 2017
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