Matilda “Tillie” (Gresko) Frankovich, 94 of West Mifflin, PA. Born November 9, 1922 and died peacefully at Family Hospice, Mt. Lebanon, on August 14, 2017. Wife of the late Ambrose “Slim” Frankovich; mother of Olivia (late Jack) Weichler of South Park; Marietta Castellano (Andrew Elash) of Landrum, SC; and Denise (Harvey) Petras of Forest Hills. Grandmother to Lindsay Weichler and Adam Petras. Aunt to many nieces and nephews. Tillie was retired from the J.C. Penney Co. and had been active in the West Mifflin Annex senior citizens as treasurer, the Confraternity of Christian Mothers and Guild at St. Joseph Church, and the NSOF, Duquesne. Most recently, she lived at Juniper Village of Forest Hills. Tillie will be remembered as a strong yet sweet, social, and classy lady who was kind at heart and easy going in her golden years. She was loved and will be missed by many. Visitation will be August 17, 2017 from 3-8 pm at Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne PA. Blessing service at 9:30 at funeral home followed by mass of Christian burial at 10 am, August 18, 2017, St. Joseph Church, Duquesne, PA. Memorial contributions can be made to Family Hospice, Mt. Lebanon or Catholic Charities.
Originally published August 14, 2017.