Bernadette E. Mikolics, age 90, of North Versailles, passed away on Saturday, September 2, 2023 at Overlook Green Senior Living-Whitehall. Born in Duquesne on November 18, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Mary (Balog) Wagner. She was a former transportation clerk for U.S. Steel-Homestead and was also a homemaker. She was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Parish-Sacred Heart Church. She was a graduate of Duquesne High School and Douglas Business School. She volunteered 10 years at Jefferson Hospital and was an avid card player. She was a former member of the former St. Stephen Hungarian Church in McKeesport. Bernadette was the wife of the late William Mikolics; sister of the late Frank (late Helen) Wagner, late Veronica (late Joseph “Tepy”) Budjos, and late William Wagner. She is the aunt to Joseph (Mary Jean) Bujdos, Judith (George) Yurgec, Barbara (Tim) Fenton and their children Chrissy and Tim; great aunt of Alexis (Mike) Saponsky and their children Lizzy, A.J., and Maya, Matthew (Katie) Yurgec and their children Caelyn and Caroline, Dr. Jeanne Marie (Dr. David Irwin) Bujdos, Dr. Veronica Bujdos, Lucy (Caleb) Olsen, and Joseph Bujdos III. Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 7, 2023, from 10:30-11:00 a.m., at Sacred Heart Church, 1600 Brinton Rd., Braddock Hills, PA 15221 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m., with Rev. Martin Barkin, officiation. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, West Mifflin. Arrangements entrusted to the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 915 KENNEDY AVE., DUQUESNE, 412-455-3300, WILLIAM B. SCHLEIFER, SUPERVISOR, WILLIAM BRIAN SCHLEIFER, FUNERAL DIRECTOR.
Originally published September 02, 2023.