Mary Margaret Malandra, 80, of Elizabeth Township, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, June 17, 2020. She was born August 11, 1939 in Pittsburgh and was the daughter of the late James F. and Elenore D. "Laura" (Szygenda) McKay. She was a member of St. Michael Church in Elizabeth Township and was a retired School Nurse at the Elizabeth Forward High School. She was a graduate of McKeesport High School Class of 1957, McKeesport Hospital School of Nursing in 1960, California University of PA in 1976 , and Penn State University in 1992.
She is survived by her husband, Louis J. Malandra, sons, James Malandra of Tulsa, OK, Anthony (Christy) Malandra of Orlando, FL, Michael (Margaux) Malandra of Gibsonia, and Louis (Alex) Malandra of McKeesport, grandchildren, Joseph, Kelly, Mary Elizabeth, Makayla, Caroline Rose, Michael, Patrick, and Matthew, brother, James F. McKay of Los Angeles, CA, and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her sister, Eileen Shigo. Friends are welcome Sunday, June 21, 2020 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, Director. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, June 22, 2020 in St. Michael Church at 10:00 am with The Rev. Thomas Wagner, officiating. Entombment will follow at the St. Joseph Cemetery Mausoleum, North Versailles. Condolences may be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com
Originally published June 18, 2020.