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.
Published in Murrysville Star from Feb. 10 to Feb. 21, 2019.