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Margaret Drilak

June 4, 1931 ~ March 6, 2018 (age 86)

Margaret Drilak age 86 of Houston passed away peacefully Tuesday March 6, 2018 in Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh with her devoted children by her side. She was born June 4, 1931 in Muse a daughter of the late Premo P. and Barbara Wilkins Selva. Mrs. Drilak was a graduate of Cecil High School and the Washington Hospital School of Nursing. Over the years she had been employed at Mayview State Hospital, Western Center, John J. Kane Hospital and the Washington County Health Center. She lived in Houston for over 50 years and was a member of St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church in Canonsburg. Mrs. Drilak enjoyed crossword puzzles including the New York Times, cooking and feeding everyone. Time spent with her grandchildren and great grandchildren were most precious to her. On December 28, 1953 in St. Michaels Byzantine Catholic Church Canonsburg, she married Andrew Drilak who passed away July 7, 2012. Left behind to cherish her memory are her four sons, Andrew (Roberta) Drilak of Meadowlands, Daniel (Cathy) Drilak of Washington, John (Jodi) Drilak of Claysville and Patrick (Pamela) Drilak of East Millsboro, two daughters, Kathleen (William) Macik of Avella and Jaqueline (Jeffrey) Robinson of Manassas, VA., a brother, Joseph Selva of Canonsburg, 16 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Deceased in addition to her husband and parents is her brother Raymond Selva and a sister Patricia M. Abruzzi who passed away December 15, 2002.

Family and friends are welcome from 2-4 and 6-8pm Thursday March 8, 2018 in Salandra Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. Joseph P. Salandra LFD owner/supervisor 304 West Pike Street Canonsburg 724-745-8120 where departing prayers will be recited at 9:30am Friday March 9, 2018. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10am Friday in St. Patrick Church 317 West Pike Street Canonsburg. Interment will follow in St. Patrick Cemetery, Canonsburg. To view or extend condolences please visit


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