Mary Grace Kriegish, 82, of 409 Willow St., Johnsonburg, died on Sunday, June 24, 2012 at her residence following a lengthy illness.
She was born on July 2, 1929 in Weedville, daughter of the late Ralph and Mary Alice DeLullo. She married Richard E. Kriegish on Jan. 3, 1948 in St. Joseph Church in Force. He preceded her in death on Feb. 25, 1991.
Mrs. Kriegish resided in Johnsonburg since 1947. She graduated from Jay Township High School and from the Ora Jean Beauty School of Erie. She was a member of the Holy Rosary Church and was very active with the Johnsonburg Senior Center. She loved playing cards and bingo, cooking, baking and entertaining. Mrs. Kriegish owned and operated Rich and Grace Beauty Salon in Johnsonburg with her husband for 37 years before retiring in 1988.
She is survived by a daughter, Bonita A., Mrs. Joseph Bon of St. Marys; a son, Larry R. Kriegish and his wife Marie of Kersey; eight grandchildren, Richard, Stephen, Meredith, Anthony and Joy Bon, Bradley Meyer and Jolene and Travis Smith; nine great-grandchildren, Alexander, Grace, Thomas Joseph, Samantha and Sabrina Bon, Connor Smith, Chace Garanadi, Taya Meyer and Kenneth Gnan; one brother, Ralph DeLullo and his wife Jean of Williamsport; and two sisters, Theresa Casamento of Rehoboth, Del., and Virginia Kunes of Weedville. In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by a brother, Joseph DeLullo; and five sisters, Angeline DeStefana, Rose Eiber, Esther Ross, Katherine Meyer and Anne Wildnauer.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Mary Grace Kriegish will be conducted at Holy Rosary Church on Friday, June 29, 2012 at 10 a.m., with the Rev. David J. Wilson, pastor, officiating. Interment will take place in the Holy Rosary Cemetery in Johnsonburg. There will be no visitation. Arrangements are under the direction of the Anthony F. Ferragine Funeral Home, 401 Chestnut St., Johnsonburg. If desired, memorial contributions should be made to the Community Nurses Hospice, 757 Johnsonburg Rd., St. Marys, PA 15857; or to the Johnsonburg Community Center c/o Johnsonburg Borough, 100 Main St., Johnsonburg, PA 15845.