COLAIANNI MARY BARBARA|
Age 85, of Clairton, passed away on Thursday, May 3, 2012, in Jefferson Regional Medical Center. Born January 13, 1927, in Allegheny Township, PA in Cambria County, she was a daughter of the late Maurice and Jeanne (Parrish) Farabaugh. A retired nurse at Mercy Hospital, and graduate of its School of Nursing. She was a member of St. Clare of Assisi Parish in Clairton. Mary Barbara will be remembered as a fantastic wife and a wonderful mother and grandmother. Her family will love and miss her always. She is survived by her husband of 49 years John C. Colaianni; her daughters Mary (Randy) Mogle of Homer City and Dr. Donna Colaianni, Ph.D. of Morgantown, WV; her son John A. (Sara) Colaianni of Clairton; her grandchildren Haley Mogle and Charles David Colaianni; her sisters Anne Donnelly of Cogan Station, PA, and Rebecca Farabaugh of Clairton; her brothers Thomas Farabaugh of Liverpool, PA, Stephen Farabaugh of Copperas Cove, TX, and John Dennis (Georgia) Farabaugh of Johnstown; and also nieces and nephews. Friends will be received in the A.J. BEKAVAC FUNERAL HOME, 555 5th. St., Clairton, PA 15025, (412-233-5700), on Sunday, May 6, 2012, from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m., and from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, May 7, 2012 at 10 a.m. in St. Clare of Assisi Church. Procession and burial will follow to St. Clare Cemetery in Clairton. In lieu of flowers, Mary Barbara's family asks that memorial contributions be made to St. Clare of Assisi Parish, 460 Reed St., Clairton, PA 15025.
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on May 5, 2012