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Alice K. Planavsky


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Alice K. Planavsky Obituary
Alice K. Planavsky, 93, of New Kensington, passed away peacefully Tuesday, May 15, 2018. She was born Jan. 22, 1925, in New Kensington to the late Anthony and Anna Kaczmarek Kedzierski, was a lifelong New Kensington resident and graduated in 1943 from Ken High. Alice was a telephone operator, supervisor and trainer for Bell Telephone, in New Kensington, during and after World War II. She also worked at Tri-City Electric, her husband's company, the late John J. Planavsky, who died in 1981. She was a lifetime member of St. Mary of Czestochowa Roman Catholic Church, where she received all of her Sacraments, was married and was a member of the choir. She also belonged to St. Mary Christian Mothers. When her children were students at St. Mary School, she was a cafeteria volunteer. Surviving are her children, Tom Planavsky, Loretta Planavsky, Joseph (Kathy) Planavsky and Steve Planavsky; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and her two brothers, twins, Joseph and Daniel Kedzierski. Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by siblings, Florian, Stanley, Edward and Leon Kedzierski; and sister, Clara, who died in infancy.
Viewing will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in ROSS G. WALKER FUNERAL HOME LTD., (successor to John F. Krupa Funeral Home), 217 Freeport Road, New Kensington, where parting prayers will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday followed by a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Mary Church, 857 Kenneth Ave., New Kensington. The Rev. John Szczesny will officiate. St. Mary Christian Mothers will recite the rosary at 3 p.m. Thursday. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, Lower Burrell.
Donations in her memory may be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Society.
Published in The Valley News Dispatch on May 16, 2018
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