Frances A. (McGoldrick) Perz, 83, of Cheswick, formerly of Oakmont, passed away Wednesday, April 7, 2021. She was born Jan. 11, 1938, to her parents, the late Bernard and Josephine Ross McGoldrick, and has been a longtime resident of the Valley. Mrs. Perz worked with her late husband at their car business for many years and enjoyed playing tennis, pickleball, cards and ice skating. Her greatest enjoyment was her children and grandchildren. Surviving her are daughters, Karen (Gary) Petitto, of Cheswick, Darla Perz (Kevin McKeever), of Florida, Lorri (Paul) Donatucci, of Plum, Beth (Eric) Gildea, of Texas, and brother, Patrick McGoldrick, of New Kensington; grandchildren, Angela (Nick) Monzo, Celeste (Logan) Donatucci-Weigle, Nina Donatucci, Melissa (Andy) Petitto-Kenny, Dominic (Christina) Donatucci and Seamus Gildea (fiance Taylor Nance). She was also preceded in death by her husband, Francis Perz, in 2019, and her infant son, Alan. Friends are welcome from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, April 11, 2021, in THE CHARLES B. JARVIE CHESWICK FUNERAL HOME INC., 1607 Pittsburgh St. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday, April 12, 2021, in St. Pio's (St. Francis) Church, in Harmarville, with burial to follow in Oakmont Cemetery. Masks and distancing protocols are in effect. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be sent to Glioblastoma Research Organization (gbmresearch.org) or Salvation Army. www.jarviefuneralhome.com.
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