Rita Yvonne Kolesar

Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | August 07, 2019

Rita Yvonne Kolesar, age 80, of East McKeesport, died August 6, 2019, at Forbes Regional Hospital. Born April 24, 1939, in Braddock, she was the daughter of the late James and Elizabeth (Douglass) McMahon and wife of E. Richard Kolesar. Rita was a beautiful woman of strong faith and taught her wonderful family to be good Christians. She was a treasured blessing given by God to her family.

In addition to her husband, Rita is survived by her three children, Krystyna Maria Anastasia Kolesar of Fairfax Station, VA, Richard Michael (Sharon) Kolesar of McMurry, and Kimberly Suzanne (Casey) Phillips of McMurry; grandchildren, Leah and Danny Kolesar, Lexi, Gigi and Brennan Phillips.
She was also preceded in death by her son in law, Barry Fry.
Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home on Thursday, August 8, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated, 11 a.m., at St. Jude the Apostle Church.
Committal prayers and burial will follow at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to 700 Club, Operation Smile or Little Sisters of the Poor in memory of Rita
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Originally published August 07, 2019.

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