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ANDREA (PIEPLES) KONOPKA

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ANDREA (PIEPLES) KONOPKA Obituary
KONOPKA
ANDREA (PIEPLES)
48, of Irwin, died peacefully at her home Friday, May 31, 2013, surrounded by her loved ones, after fighting a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. She was born May 29, 1965, a daughter of Andrew and Jennie (Trisoline) Pieples of Vandergrift. Andrea grew up in Vandergrift, working alongside of her parents at the family business, the Lofti Softi. She was a graduate of Kiski Area High School, Class of 1983, registered nurse at West Penn Hospital for 27 years and a member of the PTO at Sunrise Elementary. She was a loving mother, daughter, sister, and friend, who dedicated her life to helping others. She was especially known for her chocolate-covered Oreos and pepperoni rolls. She is survived by her children, Kaitlyn and Nicholas Konopka, both at home; brother, Jeffrey Pieples of Vandergrift; sister, Toni Marie Pieples of Penn Twp.; aunts, uncles, and cousins. Visitation Monday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the WILLIAM SNYDER FUNERAL HOME, 521 Main St., Irwin, 724-863-1200. Mass of Christian Burial 11 a.m. Tuesday in St. Barbara Catholic Church, 111 Remaley Rd., Harrison City. Those attending go directly to the church. Interment will follow in Greenwood Memorial Park, Lower Burrell.
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on June 2, 2013
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