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Katherine M. Redinger

Katherine “Kay” Margaret (Fien) Redinger, 96, formerly of Glassport, Pa, died Sunday, September 8, 2019, at McKeesport Hospital where she was born on August 21, 1923.

 

Daughter of the late Wojciech (Adalbert) Fien and Helen (Karnas) Fien, and wife of the late Anton Lawrence Redinger. 

 

Katherine is survived by her daughters, Diane Chellevold and Susan (William) Droskey; grandchildren, Tiffany (Chris) Blakely, Jennifer (Michael) Hooper, Blair Droskey, Clark Droskey, Jessica Chellevold; great-grandchildren, Jerimiah Borg and Jamis Borg; sisters Bernice Nevitt and Florence Welesko; and nieces and nephews.

 

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Donna Redinger; brothers, Casimir and John; and sisters Helen, Anna, Laura, Sister Mary Liliose (Leona), Sister Mary Edith CSSF (Theresa), Marie, and Dolores.

 

She was a member of the Queen of the Rosary Parish and Ladies of Charity in Glassport and a graduate of Glassport High School. She was a past employee of Westinghouse Electric Corporation from 1943 to 1948 as a taper, Mica builder and assembler; and worked at the Purdy Dairy and the Pittsburgh Glass Company, Glassport plant as a secretary.

 

Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, September 13, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. in Queen of the Rosary Parish, 530 Michigan Avenue, Glassport, with Rev. Miroslaus Wojcicki as celebrant.

 

Funeral service and interment will be held following mass at 11:30 a.m. in Penn Lincoln Memorial Park, 14679 State Route 30, Irwin, and luncheon to follow.

 

Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA  15132 is in charge of arrangements.

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