Carol L. "Gaga" Klimko, age 57, of McKeesport, died November 19, 2022, at UPMC McKeesport. Born October 22, 1965, in North Braddock, she was the daughter of the late William "Willie" and Audrey (McCue) Feryak.
Carol was a housekeeper and nanny for many years. Family meant everything to Carol. She hosted Sunday family dinners and cherished the time she spent with her children and grandchildren. Carol enjoyed her trips to Ohio to see family and go to craft shows with her sister. She was her children's biggest supporter growing up and was at all their sporting events. Carol was an animal lover, leaving behind her beloved dogs, Sasha and Scooby, and supported the ASPCA monthly.
Carol is survived by her children, Dana (Bob) Grindel of McKeesport, Chris (Sydnee) Klimko of Maryland, Josh (Carly) Klimko of White Oak, and Devin (Jeff) Klimko of McKeesport; grandchildren, Hayden, Arden, Aubrey, Penelope, Landon, Vincent, Melina, and Layla; sisters, Ruthie (Bill) Danzuso of South Park and Elizabeth Churchfield of McKeesport; former spouse, Paul Klimko; many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her cousin, Daniel Barfoot; nephews, Will and Dave Gormley and her dogs, Peanut and Jazz.
Family and friends are invited to a Celebration of life at the Elizabeth Community Center, 429 Duncan Station Rd. McKeesport, PA, 15135, on Friday, November 25, 2022. The service will begin at 2 p.m.
Condolences and memories may be shared at www.willigfuneralcremationservices.com
Supervisor, Charles Danforth
Originally published November 22, 2022.