Lois Jean Kandsberger

Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home

Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | July 10, 2020

Lois Jean (Reich) Kandsberger, age 86, of West Mifflin, passed away on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at Colonial Park Care Center. She retired as a secretary for Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory in West Mifflin and a former secretary at Community College of Allegheny County. She was a member of Triumph of the Holy Cross in West Mifflin where she was a Eucharistic Minister and active with numerous church groups. Born December 23, 1933 in Pittsburgh, she was a daughter of the late Gerhard and Margaret (Nath) Reich and wife of the late Herman J. Kandsberger. She is survived by daughter, Donna (Art Jr.) Bamert of Elizabethtown; son, Ronald (Florie Forsythe) Kandsberger of West Mifflin; grandchildren, Rebekka Bamert of Elizabethtown, Noah Bamert of Elizabethtown and Ryan Kandsberger of York; son-in-law, Jamison Beck of Surfside, SC; sister, Gertrude "Gerry" (Dave) McCullough of Seattle, WA; also, nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by daughter, Kathy Beck, and brother, George Reich. Visitation is private. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Monday, July 13, 2020 at 11 AM in Triumph of the Holy Cross, Holy Spirit Worship Site, 2603 Old Elizabeth Road, West Mifflin. Masks are required and social distancing rules apply. Memorial contributions can be made to the Cloverleaf Area Ecumenical Assistance Program, 1 Grove Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15236. Arrangements by the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth. Offer condolences at

Originally published July 10, 2020.

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