Jean E. Obusek, 88, of White Oak, died Monday July 10, 2017 at home surrounded by her family. She was born July 8, 1929 in Port Vue, and was the daughter of the late Waclaw and Helen Murawka Grabowski. She was the wife of the late Joseph Paul Obusek who died December 20, 1993. She was a member of St. Angela Merici Catholic Church, where she volunteered at the yearly summer festival. She was also a member of the First Catholic Slovak Ladies Association and Jednota. Jean retired from Minerva Bakery in McKeesport and had also worked for Stratigos in White Oak. She is survived by her sons, Gary J. (Kellie) Obusek of Millville, Delaware and Kenneth A. (Michele) Obusek of White Oak, sister, Irene Ramski of White Oak, 8 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Cindy Obusek and 5 brothers and sisters. Friends are welcome Thursday July 13 from 2-4 and 7-9:00 pm at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. 1638 Lincoln Way, White Oak (412) 672-6322 Troy J. Gilbert, director. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday July 14 at 10:00 am at the St. Angela Merici Catholic Church with The Rev. Kevin J. Dominik, officiating. Interment will follow in the Penn Lincoln Memorial Park, North Huntingdon. In lieu of flowers, the family would like memorial contributions may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society-Keystone Chapter at 1-800-344-4867 or the American Cancer Society 1-800-227-2345. Condolences may be made at gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com
Originally published July 13, 2017.