Elizabeth Ann "Pinky" Anderson Sasala, age 73, of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at her daughter’s residence. She was a retired hairdresser for Bekavac Funeral Homes. She was a former member of Christy Park United Methodist Church in McKeesport.
Born October 16, 1943 in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late Edward McCormick and Gazella (Sapos) Sturms. She is survived by her husband John M. Sasala; daughter, Shelly (Jerry) Schwab of Donora; son, Damon (Carol) Anderson of Elizabeth; grandchildren, Alexa Schwab, Abigail Anderson, James Anderson, Amy Anderson, and Ashley Anderson; numerous great-grandchildren; sisters, Lynda (Mike) Abbott of Henderson, NV, Gertrude (Roger) Frantish of Buena Vista, Isabel (Tim) Cotero of Blythedale, and Jamie Martin of West Mifflin; brother, James Sturms of West Mifflin; also, nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers, Edward McCormick and Clark McCormick, and sisters, Grace Hoffman and Mary Louise McCormick. Friends will be received in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, 221 North Second Avenue, Elizabeth on Thursday, December 8, 2016 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM. A Funeral Service will take place on Friday, December 9, 2016 at 12 noon in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jude Urso officiating. Burial will follow in Round Hill Cemetery, Elizabeth Twp. Memorial contributions may be made to Central Volunteer Fire Company, 425 Scenery Drive, Elizabeth, PA 15037. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.
Originally published December 06, 2016.