Dolly E. Ceryak, age 97 of Clairton, passed away on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 in Heritage Manor Senior Living in Brentwood. Born April 10, 1920 in Clairton, she was a daughter of the late Angelo and Esterina (Biancia) Demis. A member of St. Clare of Assisi Parish, Dolly was a janitress with the Clairton School District.
She was preceded in death by her husband, the late Stephen Thomas "Stip" Ceryak, her eleven brothers and sisters, her daughter-in-law Patricia Ceryak, her sister-in-law Barbara Ceryak, and her friend Alex Kich. Dolly is survived by her children Yvonne Elaine (Jim) Reed of Pittsburgh, Stephanie (Raphael) Ceryak Doxey of Los Angeles, CA, and Mark Ceryak of Clairton; her eight grandchildren; her fourteen great-grandchildren; and also nieces and nephews. Friends will be received in the A.J. Bekavac Funeral Home, 555 5th. St., Clairton, PA 15025 (412-233-5700) on Monday, March 26, 2018 from 1 to 4 PM and 6 to 8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 10 AM in St. Clare Church with procession and burial to follow to the parish cemetery. www.bekavacfuneralhome.com
Originally published March 22, 2018.