Barbara A. O'Palenick
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Barbara Ann (Reeves) O'Palenick, 89, of Murrysville, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019. She was the beloved wife of the late John J. O'Palenick; mother of Valerie O'Palenick; grandmother of Zachery O'Palenick and Jason (Lacey) Miller; great-grandmother of Logan Brown, Tristan Miller and London Miller; and sister of the late Jean Flaherty. Barbara graduated from Indiana State Teachers College, and worked for more than 40 years at Sunrise School as a special education teacher where she also coordinated activities and events for the students. As the wife of a Syria Shriner and Master Mason, Barbara was very active in the Masonic Lodge No. 799, Plum Creek/Monroeville. In recent years, she served as the president of Delta Kappa Gamma Society. She thoroughly enjoyed and spent a lot of time traveling the world with her husband.
Friends will be received from 2 p.m. until funeral at 4 p.m. Monday at SOXMAN FUNERAL HOMES LTD./ROTH CHAPEL, 7450 Saltsburg Road at Universal Road, Penn Hills. Interment will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Graham Cemetery, Franklin, Pa.

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Published in Murrysville Star from Feb. 10 to Feb. 21, 2019.
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May 8, 2019
I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. My deepest sympathy and condolences to the family during this time of grief. 1 Corinthians 15:26.
February 15, 2019
Our sincere condolences to the O'Palenick family in the loss of your dear love one. Our prayers are as yours, that God provide his care and comfort you each day.
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February 14, 2019
Barb was my cooperating teacher when I student taught. Great person, great teacher she touched many lives and impacted all who had the honor of knowing her. With sympathy.
Cathy Guzzo
February 10, 2019
I substitute taught for Barbara in 1977 when she taught a class at Sunrise School. She was a gentle person and a great teacher. With sympathy,
Kathy Murray
Teacher, Allegheny Intermediate Unit 1979-2014
Substitute Teacher, 1977-1979
Kathy Murray
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