Loretta "Tootsie" "Lorrie" Struiff, 82, of West Mifflin, died Sunday, January 6, 2019, in Jefferson Regional Medical Center. Born in Duquesne, July 14, 1936, she was the daughter of the late Benedict and Mary (Artim) Unites. While Mrs. Struiff was primarily a homemaker, she was an instructor for the Arthur Murray Dance Studio and later in life became a published author. Preceded in death by her beloved husband Joseph "Al " Struiff Jr., a daughter, Lynn Koza, and a granddaughter, Amanda Faux, she is survived by her loving daughter, Leslie Faux, five grandchildren, Casey Koza Turbeville (Michael), Randi Koza, Adam O'Hara, Sara Faux (Brian Bakey), and Joseph Aaron Faux, and two great grandchildren, Madisyn Faux and Nolan Bakey.
Family and friends will be received in the William S. Skovranko Memorial Home Inc., Richford and Commonwealth Ave., Duquesne, on Thursday, January 10, 2019 from 2-4 and 6-8:30 P.M. Funeral services will be conducted on Friday, January 11, 2019 in the Memorial Home at 10 A.M. by Pastor John Gropp. Burial will follow in Jefferson Memorial Park, Pleasant Hills.
Originally published January 08, 2019.