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Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | March 23, 2023
Cynthia Ann (Coburn) Dragosin, age 72 of Clairton, passed away on Tuesday, March 21, 2023 in Jefferson Hospital. Born July 24, 1950 in Connellsville, she was a daughter of the late James Patrick Coburn, Sr. and Bernadine Yvonne (Mascara) Coburn. She attended Mount Mercy Women's College and California State College of Pennsylvania with a major in biology. Cynthia was a natural IT expert; as well as a certified Sony video conferencing specialist, audio and video scriptwriter, software trainer and did video production. Her expertise with animation software landed her into performing the computerized pencil test for Tom Petty's video "Running Down A Dream" and so many more accomplishments in all of her fields. She currently worked in operations for I Can Distribution in Pittsburgh and was a contract administrating agent with Can Research Laboratories Inc. through Dragosin Production Works. Cynthia actively participated in her Catholic parishes all of her life: choir and guitarist, 2nd grade/Holy Communion and CCD teacher at St. Aloysius Roman Catholic Church in Dunbar and St. Clare of Assissi Church Clairton. She was also a member of Triumph of the Holy Cross Parish - St. Clare of Assisi Church, Clairton.
Cynthia was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, the late David Paul Dragosin, who passed away on July 23, 2020. She is survived by her children Kimberly (Phil Kellar) Dragosin of Elizabeth, Colleen Dragosin of Clairton, David Adam (Lisa Bruno) Dragosin of Barrington, IL, and Crysta Dragosin of Long Branch, NJ; her grandchildren Celina and Ashton Maselli, Delaney Kellar, and Bruno and Marco Dragosin; and her great-grandchild Milan Anger. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her brother, James Patrick Coburn, III. Cynthia was a wonderful wife, mother and an even better "Gramma" to all of her "little dollies". She will be missed beyond measure. A memorial gathering will be held on Sunday July 23, 2023 from 11 AM to 2:30 PM at the A.J. Bekavac Funeral Home, 555 Fifth Street, Clairton, PA 15025 (412) 233-5700. A memorial service will follow in the funeral home chapel at 2:30 PM. A memorial mass will be held on Saturday April 22, 2023 at 10 AM at Triumph of the Holy Cross Parish, Clairton site, 560 Reed Street, Clairton, PA 15025. Arrangments made by the A.J. Bekavac Funeral Home, www.bekavacfuneralhome.com
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