Elizabeth "Betty" Sivak

Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | September 16, 2022

Elizabeth "Betty" Sivak, age 86, of White Oak, died September 15, 2022, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital.  Born July 8, 1936, in Johnstown, she was the daughter of the late John and Amelia (Yurjevsic) Poje and wife of Donald J. Sivak for 63 years.  
Betty worked as an Operator with Bell Telephone and then as a Greeter at K-Mart in North Versailles.  She was a member of the former Holy Trinity Church and a current member of Mary, Mother of God Parish.  Betty created many crafts and ceramics which adorned her home for different seasons and holidays.  She traveled to craft shows to explore what other vendors had made and to search for new ideas.  She belonged to a card club with a  group of friends, who would gather at local restaurants to play and enjoy each other's company.

In addition to her husband, Betty is survived by her children, Terri (Todd) Ross, Scott Sivak, and Ken Sivak; grandchildren, Evan Sivak, and Zachary Sivak; sisters, Mary (the late Ed) McKitrick and Amelia (the late Bob) Macerelli.  She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.  
Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Monday and Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.  
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday at 10 a.m. at St. Angela of Merici Church.  Burial will follow at Penn Lincoln Memorial Park.  
Condolences and memories may be shared at  
Chris Odasso, Supervisor

Originally published September 16, 2022.

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