Mary K. Veccharella, age 96, of Valencia, passed away on Good Friday morning, April 7, 2023 in the comfort of her home with her family at her side.
Born in Bakerstown, PA on June 28, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Emma Petrovan Prusnak.
Mary had been a Registered Nurse and was Director of Nursing at St. John’s Convalescent Home, now Valencia Woods and more recently was a Medical Claims Auditor for Nursing Homes working until she was 80 years old.
She was a member of Holy Sepulcher Church in Glade Mills.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward J. Veccharella, who died on March 6, 1972, by her daughter, Mary Ann Kier, by a granddaughter, Sarah Elizabeth Turner and a grandson, Abraham Joshua Patrus and by her sisters, Agnes Smutney, Helen Portfilio and Florence Danner
She loved spending time with her family very much. She was an avid sports fan who enjoyed watching all the Pittsburgh sports teams. She also enjoyed spending time with her widow and widowers group and being with family at her condo in Florida.
Beloved mother of Patti Acquaviva (Patrick) of Butler, Suzanne Oslos (Neil, M.D.) of Ormond Beach, FL, Paula Turner (Rick) of Lakeland, FL, Joanne Boyle (the late Wayne) of The Villages, Florida, Roseanne Riemenscheider (William) of Acme, PA, Theresa Boyle (Edward) of Clayton, North Carolina, Carol Lamagna of Mars, Vincent Paul Veccharella (Bonnie) of Coconut Creek, FL and Joseph Veccharella of Land O’Lakes, FL, mother-in-law of Mark “Marco” Kier of Valencia, also 19 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren, sister of Josephine Monteleone (Joseph) of Butler and Kathleen Cervone of Gibsonia and many nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received at the McDonald-Aeberli Funeral Home, Inc. 238 Crowe Ave. Mars, PA on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 from 2-4 & 6-8. Mass of Christian Burial in Holy Sepulcher Church, 1304 E. Cruikshank Rd. Butler, PA 16002 on Thursday at 10:00 AM. Fr. Charles Bober, pastor, officiating. Please meet at the church. Burial will be in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Butler, PA. Memorials may be made to Good Samaritan Hospice, 116 Browns Hill Rd. Valencia, PA 16059. Directions and condolences are available at www.mcdonald-aeberli.com.