Mildred's Story

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Milavec, Mildred T., 83 of Johnstown, formerly from Saint Michael, passed away at her home
in Bon Air, September 7, 2017 after many years of struggling with Parkinsons Disease. She was
born February 27, 1934 in Iwla, Poland and was the daughter of the late George and
Bronislawa (Drajewicz) Rykala. Mildred is survived by her loving husband, John A. Milavec;
children, Bernadine Rodak and husband, Timothy who reside in Pittsburgh; John A. Milavec, Jr.
from Johnstown (and Penn, Westmoreland County); and grandchildren, Timothy Jr. and
Stephanie Rodak also from Pittsburgh. Mildred was a member of St. Barnabas Church and
church choir. She enjoyed singing with the Polish Heritage Singers and dancing with the Polish
Heritage Dancers. Friends will be received Monday, September 11 from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., 1521 Frankstown Rd. A 10:00 a.m. funeral mass
will be celebrated Tuesday, September 12 at St. Barnabas Church, Bon Air, Rev. Robert L.
Ruston, officiating. Interment St. Michael Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial
contributions may be made to St. Barnabas Church or the National Parkinsons Foundation in
memory of Mildred. Arrangements in care of Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc.,
Exclusive Provider of Veterans & Family Memorial Care, Condolences may be made at
Published on September 9, 2017
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