Joan R. Jaskolski, age 91 of Jefferson Hills, passed away on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 in Manor Care Health Services, Whitehall. Born May 22, 1928 in Clairton, she was a daughter of the late Achille Miere and Margaret (Viglietta) Miere DiDominic. Joan worked as a cook, first for Keck's Restaurant in Clairton, then US Steel Clairton Works, and finishing in the Canteen at Westinghouse Corp. She was also a member of St. Clare of Assisi Parish, the Women's Guild of Clairton, the Sacred Heart Spiritual Society, and the Christian Mothers of the former St. Paulinas Church. Her family will remember her as a hard working woman who always put her children before herself. Everything was family. Besides her family, Joan was preceded in death by her husband Joseph L. Jaskolski, who passed away June 20, 2004, and her siblings Eugene and Ernie Miere and Josephine Petrucci. She is survived by her children Anna Mae (Vic) Barden of Southlake, TX, Dennis J. Jaskolski of Jefferson Hills, Debbie (Daniel) Grant of Jefferson Hills, and Angela (Joseph) Bonaccorsy of Waldorf, MD; her eight grandchildren; her seven great-grandchildren; her sisters Jeannie (Tony) Castellano of Glenshaw and Connie (Edmund) DePaula of Florida; and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements for Joan will be private with burial to follow in Round Hill Cemetery. Arrangements by the A.J. Bekavac Funeral Home, 555 5th. St., Clairton, PA 15025 (412-233-5700) www.bekavacfuneralhome.com
Originally published May 14, 2020.