Valeria Victoria Blasinski, 94, of 247 Locust St., Meadville, passed away Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at Crawford County Care Center, Saegertown.
Valeria was born in Mammoth, on September 19, 1923, a daughter of the late Joseph and Alexandria (Babel) Krzysiak.
On April 28, 1945 Valeria married Walter Stanley Blasinski; he preceded her in death on May 18, 2007.
She was an active member of St. Brigid Roman Catholic Church, Meadville, for more than 50 years.
In 1986 Valeria retired after 22 years of service, as the head cook of Allegheny College where she had been employed since 1964. She was a former member of the 55+ Club. Valeria loved to bowl, especially with the Senior Citizen League where she enjoyed bowling a 500 series. She also enjoyed crocheting and was proud to have made afghans for all her children and grandchildren.
Valeria is survived by two daughters Patricia "Pat" Orr and her husband Richard of Saegertown, Linda Blasinski of Oakland Park, FL, five grandchildren Steven Orr and his wife Melissa of Linesville, Marcia Wasielewski and her husband Christopher of Delaware, OH, Bryan Orr of Pittsburgh, Jeffrey Blasinski and his wife Angela of Dublin, OH, Christina Reuschlein and her husband Bill of Cranberry Township, seven great grandchildren Kristi Beuchat, Emma Wasielewski, Anna Blasinski, Tyler Orr, Jesse Orr, Evan Blasinski, Tristan Reuschlein, two sisters Vicki Mientus of Youngstown, OH, Bertha Hrebnar of Tennessee, a daughter-in-law Lynn Blasinski of Meadville, several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and her husband, Walter, of 62 years, Valeria was preceded in death by a son John Blasinski, a grandson Kevin Orr, a great grandson Adam Wasielewski, a sister Martha Vetowich, six brothers John, Walter, Bernard, Stanley, Louis and Andrew Krzysiak.
Family and friends are invited to call on Sunday from 1-4 PM at Stephen P. Mizner Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 404 Chestnut St., Meadville, where a scripture service will be conducted at 3:30.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 AM on Monday at St. Brigid Roman Catholic Church, 383 Arch St., Meadville, with Fr. Tom Trocchio, Parochial Vicar, officiating.
Entombment will take place in St. Brigid Cemetery, West Mead Twp.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Brigid Roman Catholic Church, 383 Arch St., Meadville, PA 16335.
Share a memory or condolence at www.miznerfuneralhome.com
Published on December 7, 2017