Freda (Misura) Horgas

Jefferson Memorial Cemetery Funeral Home

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | March 18, 2023

Freda (Misura) Horgas, of West Mifflin, began her peaceful journey on Thursday, March 16, 2023.

She will leave a deep hole in the hearts of her children Audean (Berkley) Godehn, Blaise (Lori) Horgas, and especially her grandchildren Lauren and Bradley Horgas. She is also survived by her nieces and nephews (including great and great-great) along with her dear friends Ronald "Ping" Stagon and Rich Toner.

Freda retired from the Pittsburgh District sales office of the Ford Motor Company as the first female computer manager, a position she held for 26 years. She was also the first president of the reorganized Monongahela Valley Sodality Union, a position she held for several re-election terms under the late Rev. George A. Jurica. It included churches from Buena Vista, Clairton, Duquesne, Glassport, McKeesport and Port Vue.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 51 years, William "Bill" Horgas, parents Barney and Stella Misura, sister Loretta Dimperio, brothers Chester J., Edwin and Donald Misura.

Friends and relatives will be received Wednesday, March 22, 2023 from 1pm until 4pm in the Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home Inc. 301 Curry Hollow Road, Pleasant Hills. A memorial service will be conducted in the chapel at 4pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Queens University of Charlotte- Friends of the Library- 1900 Selwyn Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28274 or your favorite charity in the name of Freda Horgas. Online condolences can be shared at

Originally published March 18, 2023.

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