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Rose Marie Males

Death 29 Apr 2003 (aged 78)
Burial Lower Burrell, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 17309712 · View Source
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Lower Burrell

Rose Marie Males, 78, of Lower Burrell, died at 3:32 p.m. Tuesday (April 29, 2003) at Allegheny Valley Hospital, Natrona Heights, Harrison.

Born March 1, 1925, in Scotthaven, she lived in Lower Burrell for 55 years.

A World War II veteran, she served with the Women's Army Corps.

She was treasurer and vice president at Alpha Engineering in Lower Burrell.

Mrs. Males was a member of the New Kensington YMCA, was a life member of the Lower Burrell Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion, and volunteered for Meals on Wheels.

Survivors include two sons, Samuel (Sally) Males III of Reno, Nev., and Anthony (Kathleen) Males of New Kensington; a daughter, Mrs. Diane (Gary) Nicholson of Mathews, N.C.; and a brother, George Kurpis of Marietta, Ga.

Also surviving are five grandchildren, Erika and Kimberly Males of New Kensington, Todd (Karen) Nicholson and Ryan Nicholson, both of Mathews, N.C., and Matthew Nicholson of Wilmington, N.C.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Males Jr.; her parents, Justin and Watha Kurpis; and three brothers, Jack, William and Charles Kurpis.

Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday in the FRANK F. GIGLER FUNERAL HOME, 2877 Leechburg Road, Lower Burrell, where a funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday. Officiating will be the Rev. Harold Mele. Burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Park, Lower Burrell.

(Obituary from The Valley News Dispatch, Tarentum, Pa.)




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  • Added: 5 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17309712
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