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Mary Nina Opal

January 7, 2017

Peacefully on Saturday, January 7, 2017. Loving mother of Kenneth J. (Sharon), John M. (Lexie), Christine M., David J. and Robert J. (Amy) Opal; sister of Nicholas (the late Marilou) Murphy and Rose (the late Joe) Gubala, and the late Kathleen Kirstein; sister-in-law of Edward Kirstein and Amelia Opal; grandmother of Keara (Matt) Dallas, Heather, Jack and Magritte "Maggie" Opal; also survived by several nieces and nephews. Friends received Tuesday, 4-8 p.m. at the SZAFRANSKI - EBERLEIN FUNERAL HOME, INC.101 Third Street, Carnegie. Mass of Christian Burial in Ss. Simon and Jude Church on Wednesday at 10 a.m. entombment in Cavalry Cemetery. Mary was a devoted member of Ss. Simon and Jude Parish in Greentree for over 50 years. She loved to laugh and had a great sense of humor. She was an avid reader and almost always had a book in her hands. She loved to cook and passed on that love of cooking to all of her children. She was proud of her Irish heritage and traveled there with her siblings. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, ww5.komen.org.

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