Martha Olearchick, 101, of Springdale, passed away June 2, 2019. She was born February 15, 1918 to her late parents, Peter and Catherine Synicky Marutiak. Mrs. Olearchick worked during WWII in a plant that built auxiliary tanks for B-25’s for our great nation. She also was assistant Brownie leader of Girl Scout Troop #1310 for 7 years as well as Past Vice-president of Ladies Guild at Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church in California Pa. and Holy Virgin Orthodox Church in Arnold Pa. Martha enjoyed cooking, baking, reading, gardening and spending time with her family.
Surviving her are Daughter’s Kathyrn Pagani of Springdale and Michele (Kenneth) Kennedy of Glenshaw as well as nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents she was also preceded in death by her husband Michael Olearchick in 1968, Uncles Joseph, Harry and Walter Synicky who she was raised with and considered brothers,sister;Olga Marutiak and brother the Honorable Peter Marutiak and Son-in-Law Charles Pagani.
Friends will be received Wednesday June 5th from 12 until time of Blessing service at 2pm in the CHARLES B JARVIE SPRINGDALE FUNERAL HOME INC. 801 Pgh. St and burial to follow in Deer Creek Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Animal Friends of New Ken.
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