Dorothy Klasnic

Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | September 07, 2022

In her 94th year, Dorothy (Krajack) Klasnic, age 94, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 6, 2022 under Amedisys Hospice Care at Arden Courts Jefferson Hills.  Born on March 11, 1928 to Croatian immigrants, the late Mijo and Dora (Kralj) Krajac, Dorothy was a lifelong resident of Port Vue where she and her late husband John (Bones) Klasnic enjoyed 63 years of marriage.  Dorothy was a great baker and passed down her recipes with personal guidance to her family.  A member of Croatian Fraternal Union Lodge No.3 in McKeesport, she was proud of her Croatian heritage. she was also a member of the Port Vue Senior Citizen’s and St. Mark’s Parish.  Dorothy is survived by a loving and grateful daughter Debra Klasnic Wesolowski (Mark) of Jefferson Hills, granddaughter Julia Wesolowski Kysela (Daniel) of South Fayette and great granddaughter Katherine Kysela. She is also survived by many nephews and nieces.  Dorothy was the last of her family and was preceded in death by siblings Joseph Krajack, Michael Krajack, Rose Krajack Medic and George Krajack who will surely welcome her home.  Special thanks to the staff and administration at Arden Courts for their remarkable personal care and many acts of kindness.  

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions in Dorothy’s name to the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, 1 N. Linden St., Duquesne, PA 15110 or a charity of your choice.  Visitation will be held on Friday, September 9, 2022 from 9:30 AM until an 11 AM Blessing in the Daniel F. Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory, 4504 Walnut St., Versailles Borough, McKeesport, PA 15132 (412-678-3454) with Fr. Philip Pribonic officiating,  Interment will take place at a later date in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Port Vue. 

Originally published September 07, 2022.

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