Florence D. Szpanka, 97, of Glassport formerly of West Mifflin passed peacefully to eternal life May 17, 2022 with her daughter by her side. She was a graduate of Duquesne High School and was a full-time homemaker. She was the daughter of the late August and Mary (Kawulok) Czudek and beloved wife for 46 years of the late Stanley S. Szpanka. Flo is survived by her daughter Geraldine (the late George) Chambers; grandsons Jeffrey S. Chambers and Mark B.Chambers; great grandchildren Natalie, Kaitlyn, Ashley, Jessica and Brian; great great grandchildren Myles and Barron; sister Dorothy Czudek; also nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by sisters Claire McCune, Emily Pry, Eloise Belback, Frances Holton, Mary Andres, Julie Young, Theresa Czudek and Helen Czudek and brothers August, Carl, Elmer and Frank Czudek. She was a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Parish and delivered Meals on Wheels for many years. Flo loved playing bingo and gambling at the casino and aerobic dancing. She was known as the "tour director" on her many bus casino trips. She was an avid gardener and her family loved her stuffed cabbage and potato salad. Friends will be received at Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport Friday May 20 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8. A viewing will be held at the funeral home on Saturday at 8:30 am to 9:30 am and then a funeral mass will follow at 10:00 am at Holy Name Church in Duquesne with Father Tom Lewandowski. Interment following St. Hedwig Cemetery, West Mifflin. In lieu of flowers , the family requests donations to “Healthcare at Home”
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Originally published May 18, 2022.