Dolores R. Gricus

Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | March 13, 2023

Dolores R. Gricus,  94, of West Mifflin, passed away on Sunday, March 12, 2023.  “Dolly” was born October 31, 1928, the eldest daughter of Bert and Irma (Kapolka) Ponsock. She is survived by her youngest brother, William. She was the beloved wife of the late Frank Stephen Gricus for 59 years. She is survived by five children: Frank, Christine Ryland, Thomas (Pamela), Phyllis (Jay Loeb), and Tamara (David) Kofke. Her son-in-law Robert Ryland also preceded her. “Grandma Dolly” took great delight in her ten grandchildren: Thomas Allison, Ben (Melinda) Allison, Sarah (Scott) Marshall, Rebecca (Will) Thompson, Gretchen (Jeremiah) Witkowski, Max (Kristen) Loeb, Alex Kofke, and Jocelyn Kofke, and step grandchildren David (SuAnne) Loeb and Justin (Cynthia) Loeb.

She was incredibly blessed to know and love six great-grandchildren: Nathaniel, Aidan, Jake, Ethan, Adam, and Helen.

In addition to her parents, those preceding her in death are brothers, Bert and Leon and sisters, Lillian Gyure and Evelyn Bouras. The family would also like to recognize those who loved and care for Dolly over the years: Dutiful daughter, Phyllis Gricus, neighbor Bea Miller, nurse Lori Maricec, and the Baldwin Medical Emergency Services. Friends received Thursday from 3-6 at the Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne. A funeral service will be held Friday at noon at the Hungarian Reformed Church 1411 Kennedy Ave. Duquesne, PA 15110 with Rev. Posta. Interment following at the Lebanon Church Cemetery 2615 Old Elizabeth Rd. West Mifflin, PA 15122. EVERYONE IS ASKED TO GO DIRECTLY TO THE CHURCH. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to either the Hungarian Reformed Church or Baldwin EMS.

Originally published March 13, 2023.

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