Strifflers of White Oak Cremation and Mortuary Services, Inc.
1100 Lincoln Way
White Oak, PA 15131
(412) 678-6177
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1926 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Age 91, of White Oak, died Monday, November 13, 2017. She was born October 16, 1926, in McKeesport, the daughter of the late Wiktor Florian and Lottie Tulowiecka Nowicki; and the wife of the late John F. Zahorchak. She was preceded in death by her son, Dennis V. Zahorchak in 1987, the same year as her husband. She worked in retail most of her life for Murphy's, Cox's, and then My-Shop in Olympia Shopping Center. During WWII she worked at Christy Park as an inspector. She was a member of Corpus Christi, formerly Sacred Heart Parish, the Wellness Golden Key Club at McKeesport Hospital, and was the oldest Wisewalker for six years at Renzie Park. She was a hardworking and generous mother to her children and family. She was a great cook and made the best meatloaf and chocolate chip cookies. Regina is survived by her daughter, Janice E. Zahorchak, of White Oak, son, Richard J. Zahorchak, Sr., of N. Huntingdon; grandson, Richard J. Zahorchak, Jr., of Port Vue; nieces, Pamela Austin, of Hummelstown, PA, Victoria Stover, of Mechanicsburg, nephew, Drew Nowicki, of Hummelstown, PA, and daughter-in-law, Faye Zahorchak, of Port Vue. She was preceded in death by her siblings, Stanley H., Arthur, and Edmund Nowicki, and Stella Rozgonyi. Family and friends will be received on Wednesday, November 15, 2017, at STRIFFLERS OF WHITE OAK CREMATION & MORTUARY SERVICES, 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131, (Sue Striffler Galaski, Supervisor 412-678-6177), from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Mass will be held Thursday at 10:00 a.m. at Corpus Christi Church, McKeesport with Fr. Steven Palsa officiating. Burial will follow. Condolences may be made at
Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Nov. 14, 2017
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