Mary Jane Zyra
August 15, 2018
On Wednesday, August 15, 2018 age 95 of Glendale. Wife of the late Joseph J. Zyra; loving mother of Susan (late Stan) Nebinski, Mary (Bob) Bogdewiecz, Kelly (John) Jedry, Joseph (Chris), Gary (Debbi), Michael, and Mark (Beth) Zyra; sister of Jack Conner and the late Catherine Eastley, Louise Kirk, Fr. Glenn, Robert, Joseph, and Gilbert Conner; proud grandmother of Lindsay (Brian) Frank, Allison (Shaun) Darrah, Nicole, David, Dana, Michael (Jackie) Zyra, Catherine (Jake) Jeffrey, Patrick, Mary Kathleen, Colleen, Sarah (Michael) Slater, Bridget (Jarred) Dixon, Joseph, Conner, Scott, Steven, Matthew, Zachary, Jacob and Jenna; and great-grandmother of Logan and Brady Frank, Samuel and Conner Zyra, Eleanor Dixon, Tessa Bogdewiecz Slater, and Lillian Darrah. Friends received Sunday 2-8 p.m. at SZAFRANSKI - EBERLEIN FUNERAL HOME, INC., 101 Third St., Carnegie. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church on Monday at 12:45 p.m. Mary graduated from Holy Rosary high school in June 1941, and then went on to graduate as a registered nurse from Mercy Hospital School of Nursing in February 1947. Enlisted in the US Cadet Nurse Corps, serving as a cadet nurse during WWII. Burial with full military honors in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Joseph & Mary Jane Zyra Scholarship Fund c/o Bishop Canevin High School, 2700 Morange Rd., Pgh., PA 15205.