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Julia Patnesky

April 7, 1922 ~ February 11, 2018 (age 95)

Julia Patnesky age 95 of Canonsburg passed away peacefully in North Strabane Rehabilitation on Sunday February 11, 2018. She was born April 7, 1922 in Morgan, a daughter of the late John and Mary Pasteryk Maranka. She was a graduate of South Fayette High School and a Member of St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church in Canonsburg. Mrs. Patnesky had been employed by the Canon-McMillan School district for 16 years and for four years was the manager of the dietary department in the Cecil Jr. High School. She enjoyed reading and playing cards. On June 29, 1946 she married W. Leonard Patnesky who passed away April 4, 2014 following 67 years of marriage. Left behind are her two sons; Leonard W. (Darling) Patnesky and Raymond P. (Sandra) Patnesky and a daughter, Jill C. (Dennis) Engel all of Canonsburg, six grandchildren; Robert C. (Pam) and Bryan R. (Leslie) Patnesky and Tyler J. Engel (fiancé Melanie Duffy), Scott (Brenda) and Jay (Lisa) Smith and Amy (Louis) Abruzzi; seven great-grandchildren; Amber, Lauren and Leah Abruzzi, Shane and Cameron Smith, Dante and Ben (Sammie Lynn) Rambeau, a great great- granddaughter Aubrey, a sister Mary Wieczorek, a brother Paul Maranka and several nieces and nephews. Deceased in addition to her husband and parents is are three sisters: Eva Conway, Ann Hoggard and Rose Kessler

Friends and family are welcome from 4-6pm Wednesday February 14, 2018 in Salandra Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. Joseph P. Salandra FD owner/supervisor 304 West Pike Street Canonsburg 724-745-8120. At the request of the deceased, private Catholic blessing service followed by committal services in Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Peters Twp. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association. To view or extend condolences please visit 

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