RUBINO MARY (DZURKO)|
Even though I walk in the dark valley, I fear no evil, for you are at my side .. Psalm 23:4. 87, of Aliquippa passed away on Saturday, December 12, 2009. Born October 8, 1922 in West Aliquippa a daughter of the late Michael and Helena (Ujheli) Dzurko. She was a member of Saint Titus Roman Catholic Church and the Confraternity of Christian Mothers. Mary was a faithful member of the "Kitchen Crew" at Saint Titus Church. Mary and the other ladies spent countless hours donating their time for the many luncheons and dinners that were held there. At the church, one could find Mary sitting at the table, wearing her red apron, cutting the bread for the functions that were there. Her hard work, devotion and warm personality will be greatly missed at the church. In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Guy J. Rubino who passed away on April 14, 2006. She also had a sister, Maria Dzurko who died as a child, two brothers Mike "Doc" Dzurko, John "Doc" Dzurko and a brother- in-law: John Mihok and a sister-in-law, Lil D'Antonio. Mary is survived by her devoted, loving children: Sons; Rt. Rev. Monsignor David A. Rubino, Erie, Dr. Mark A. and Denise Rubino, Murrysville, her daughter, Judy A. and James Rizzo, Center Twp. Seven grandchildren who Mary was so proud of, Dr Missy and her husband Dr. Joseph DeRenzo, Captain David and April Rizzo, Christopher Rizzo, Dr. Stephanie Rubino, Jessica, Anthony and Joseph Rubino. Great grandchildren, Joseph, Nicholas and Isabella DeRenzo and Jacob Rizzo. A sister, Anna Mihok, Hopewell Twp. And two sisters-in-law, Eleanor Dzurko Jett, Bridgeville and Helen Dzurko, Aliquippa, her caring angels, Emmy D'Antonio, Elaine and Pat D'Antonio, Frank and Dorothy Antonucci, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and many loving friends. Family and friends are being received on Monday evening 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. in the ANTHONY MASTROFRANCESCO FUNERAL HOME 21st and McMinn Streets, Aliquippa where a prayer service will be held on Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian burial at Saint Titus Church at 9:30 a.m. with her son, Rt. Rev. Monsignor David A. Rubino officiating the Mass. Interment will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Mary was a devoted, loving, homemaker. Her family was always most important to her. She continually supported her husband Guy in all his endeavors while he attended to his many activities within the community, church and various charities. In lieu of flowers the family respectfully requests that donation be made if desired to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society In honor and memory of Mary. 25 years ago Mary faced a battle with Lymphoma. She conquered that battle and remained cancer free. The Confraternity of Christian Mothers will recite the rosary Tuesday 3 p.m. in the funeral home.
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from Dec. 13 to Dec. 15, 2009