McDONALD – Elizabeth Tverdosi, 95, passed away Friday morning, Jan. 25, 2013, at 12:55 a.m. at Shepherd of the Valley.
She was born Feb. 19, 1917, in Youngstown, Ohio (Mahoning County) the daughter of Mike and Anna (Strichko) Ferenchik.
She moved to McDonald, Ohio in 1946 from Youngstown.
Elizabeth worked at U.S. Steel During World War II as a Rosie The Riveter
She was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in McDonald, member of Youngstown Civic Choirs (Church Choirs) McDonald Creative Arts and Crafts, McDonald Senior Citizens and Girard Senior Citizens.
Elizabeth married Nicholas G. Tverdosi on Sept. 28, 1945. He passed away March 8, 1981.
She is survived by her son, Michael (Lois) Tverdosi of Pittsburgh, Pa.; her daughter, Patricia Ann (Dennis) Nelson of Niles, Ohio; a brother, Michael Ferenchik of Austintown, Ohio; a sister-in-law, Mary Ferenchik of Boardman, Ohio; six grandchildren, Nicholas Tverdosi of Arlington, Va., Andrew Tverdosi of Pittsburgh, Michelle (Kenneth) Mitchell of Arlington, David Yakimovich of Warren, Ohio, Paul (Sally) Yakimovich of South St. Paul, Minnesota and Peter Yakimovich of Lewis Center, OH.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Nicholas; a brother, John Ferenchik; and a sister-in-law, Sally Ferenchik.
Calling hours will be Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, at the McClurkin Funeral Home in Girard from 4 to 7 p.m.
Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church at 11 a.m. There will be prayers at 10:30 a.m., Monday, at the funeral home prior to the church Mass.