Mary Kathryn Tkocs

Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | October 04, 2016

MARY KATHRYN TKOCS of Duquesne, died Oct. 4, 2016.  She was the daughter of the late Edward and Nancy (Gamble) Pirhalla.  She joins her late husband, Walter "Wally" Tkocs, who died April 21, 2005, after spending 52 years together.  In the later years, they spent 6 months in Florida and 6 months in Duquesne and Plantation Park in Mercer, Pa.  She was a bank teller for the National City Bank of Duquesne, retiring after 12 years of service.  Kay graduated in 1950 from Duquesne High School.  She was a member of Christ the Light of the World Parish.  She is survived by her sons Douglas (Valerie) Tkocs of West Mifflin and Walter Tkocs, Jr. of Glassport; granddaughter Kayla (Justin Lutheran) Tkocs and great granddaughter Gianna Marie Lutheran; also nieces and nephews.  She was a cub scout den mother; a former member of the Duquense Auxillary Police; former member of the Duquesne Women's Club; former member of the AARP and a Red Hotter at the Boy Lake Estates in FL.  Kay was preceded in death by her sister and best friend, Pat Lengyel.  She was a die heart Steeler and Pens fan.  She enjoyed sewing all her granddaughter's clothes, knitting and doing crafts and entering shows.  She camped every weekend at Plantation Park in Mercer.

Friends received Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne, Thurs. 1-8.  A funeral blessing will be held fri. 9:30 am in the funeral home followed by a 10:00 am mass at Holy Name Church.

Originally published October 04, 2016.

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