Rose M. Mriss
Rose M. Mriss, former of Strawberry Patch, died December 28, 2012. Born October 19, 1913 to Otilia and Stephen Vitalos. She was a lifetime member of St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church. She was married to Joseph Burdock who died from wounds received in WWII and later married Joseph Mriss who died in 1977. Rose buried her son Joseph Burdock and her daughter Rose Ann Mriss Csillag. Rose was a sewing machine operator and worked in various factories in Allentown until her retirement. She belonged to the Slovak Assoc. and was active in their Heritage Events. She also belonged to Prime Time Seniors and loved to go to dances at various clubs in the Lehigh Valley. Rose will be sadly missed by the Vitalos, Janotka and Mriss families and her good friends. Survivors: She is survived by a granddaughter, Christine Csillag; and two great-grandchildren. Services: A graveside service will be held Friday at 1 p.m. in St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Cemetery, 924 N Front St., Allentown c/o Kohut Funeral Home, Inc.