Lifelong member of Holy Ghost Church
Martha Shepelak, 91, formerly of Mapleview, died Sunday, January 6, 2013, in Washington Hospital.
She was born October 27, 1921, in Ford City, a daughter of the late Esevan A. and Anna Kolsun Todic.
Mrs. Shepelak was a lifelong member of Holy Ghost Byzantine Catholic Church in Charleroi.
She was a 1939 graduate of Charleroi High School.
Mrs. Shepelak was a former employee of the former MacBeth Evans Glass Co. in Charleroi. She was also a graduate of the former Moyer Beauty School in Monessen and became a licensed beautician. She was also a hostess and cashier at the former Red Bull Inn in Charleroi and Johnson’s Restaurant in Monessen.
On November 9, 1946, she married Andrew Shepelak, who died January 6, 1969.
Surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Betty Ann and Kenneth Kvartek of North Strabane Township; a son, Andrew Milan Shepelak of Mapleview; a sister, Mrs. John (Mildred) Psak of Craven Hill; and numerous nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews and cousins.
Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in Leonard M. Pavlic Funeral Homes Inc., 235 Fallowfield Avenue, Charleroi. Services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, January 10, in Holy Ghost Byzantine Church, with the Rev. James Regan officiating. Interment will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Carroll Township. Parastas will be held at 3:30 p.m. and Charleroi Knights of Columbus will recite the rosary at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home.