We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Republic Location
Betty J. Mesich Traficante, age 89 of Tower Hill 2 passed away on Friday, July 23, 2021 in Uniontown Hospital with her loving family by her side. She was born on September 11, 1931 in Edenborn, a daughter of Andrew and Julia Gulik Mesich.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel R. Traficante, Jr.; brothers: Andrew “Yush” Mesich, Edward Nalepka, Walter Mesich, William Mesich; sisters: Wilma Kolenick, Agnes Kotarsky, Ann Shriejek, Bertha Filippo, Frances Salputo, Katie Croftcheck, Dolores Mund.
Betty was a former member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church. She was a devout Pittsburgh sports fan including the Steelers, Pirates and Penguins.
She is survived by her children: Daniel R. Traficante, III and his wife Maria of Uniontown, Eileen R. Johnson and her husband Daniel G. of Hernando, Fl; grandchildren: Nicole Heinbaugh and husband Bryan, Ashley Traficante; great grandchildren: Cole Daniel Heinbaugh, Callie Grace Heinbaugh, Baylee Heinbaugh; brother, Robert Mesich and his wife, Mary Louise “sis”; sisters: Sue Ann Descaro and her husband John, Mary Ann Miske and her husband Joe; sisters in law: Emaline Pyzdrowski, Agnes Nalepeka; special friend, Carmie Galie.
Betty’s family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at the Kish Fabry Funeral Home, Inc., 19 Legion Street, Republic, Pa where Prayers of Transfer will be prayed at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday followed by a Funeral Mass at 9:30 a.m. in St. Frances of Assisi Parish (Footedale Worship Site) with Father Marion Libres Pates as celebrant. Entombment will follow at Lafayette Memorial Park, Brier Hill, Pa.