Born: October 19, 1933
Died: March 10, 2014
Age 80, of Stanton Heights, on Monday, March 10, 2014. Beloved wife of 51 years of Donald J. O'Rourke; loving mother of Meg Ann O'Rourke, Thomas D. O'Rourke and the late Kathleen J. O'Rourke; grandmother of Fergus Reyniak; sister of Thomas Ostermeier, Mary Groman, Cecilia Cabalik, the late Margaret Gregory and Norma J. Ostermeier; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Midge was a retired kindergarten teacher with the Pittsburgh Public School District. She was a volunteer at the Veteran's Administration Hospitals, with horseback riding for children with disabilities and with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA). She was a Ceili dancer. She had a fun, loving zest for life and was most proud of her family and Irish heritage. Family and Friends received at the WALTER J. ZALEWSKI FUNERAL HOME, 216 44th Street, Lawrenceville, on Wednesday 12-9 p.m. Funeral Mass at St. Raphael Church on Thursday at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Carnegie Library, 279 Fisk Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15201, Pittsburgh Ceili Club, P.O. Box 38183, Pittsburgh, PA 15238 or the American Cancer Society, 320 Bilmar Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15205.