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Marian C. Szajna

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Marian C. Szajna Obituary
Marian C. "Shine" Szajna, 90, of Trafford, passed away Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. Shine was born July 31, 1927, the son of the late John and Mary (Kalanko) Szajna. Shine was a veteran of the Navy, serving during World War II, and he retired from Westinghouse Electric Corp. He was a member of St. Regis Church in Trafford and Trafford American Legion Post No. 331, and a lifetime member of St. John Kanty Lodge No. 881 (Trafford Polish Club). Shine was a gardener, loved to cook and loved taking care of his girls. He could tackle any home project from furnaces to furniture and had a vast array of tools which he loved to use. He could frequently be found enjoying the sun and the view from his front porch, which he referred to as the "Beach." Shine was preceded in death by his wife, Carolyn J. "Sis" Szajna, in 2015. He always referred to him and his loving wife as "Sis and Shine." Shine also was preceded in death by a brother, Stanley Szajna. He is survived by his daughters, JoLynn Wilkins (Jeffrey) and Deborah Bombulie; his grandchildren, Joshua Wilkins, James Bombulie (Erinn), Michael Bombulie and Mark Bombulie (Jennifer); his great-grandchildren, Ryan, Camille, Jack, Lucy, Jude and Maxwell; and his brother, Theodore Szajna.
Family and friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at JOHN M. DOBRINICK FUNERAL HOME INC., 702 Seventh St. (State Route 130), Trafford, 412-372-3111. Parting prayers will be at 9 a.m. in the funeral home, followed by a funeral Mass at 9:30 a.m. at St. Regis Church, Trafford, with Father David Nazimek as celebrant. Entombment with military honors will follow in New St. Joseph Mausoleum, North Versailles.
Published in Greensburg Tribune Review from Feb. 7 to Feb. 8, 2018
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