June Monica Cirucci

Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home

Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | January 21, 2021

June Monica (Hornfeck) Cirucci, age 81, of Elizabeth Township, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Monday, January 18, 2021. June graduated in 1956 from Glassport High School. While growing up in Elizabeth Township, she enjoyed working in her father’s pharmacy, Hornfeck Pharmacy in Glassport. In the years following, she proudly served as a lifeguard. June attended Slippery Rock University where she met her husband, Allen J. Cirucci, and graduated in 1960 with her Bachelor of Science degree in Education. She was a devoted teacher, coach, and mother. June proudly dedicated herself to education and in later years pursued her Master’s degree at Penn State University. A member of St. Joachim & Anne Parish, St. Michael Church in Elizabeth Twp., she was passionate about her faith and loved helping others. June was truly a kind and special woman and made everything around her as beautiful as she was. She enjoyed spending time with her family, playing piano, swimming, cooking, baking, gardening, sewing, crocheting, and seeing the wildlife around her home. June loved her family more than anything in the world. Born March 3, 1939, in McKeesport, June was a daughter of the late Raymond and Marie (Burke) Hornfeck and wife of the late Allen J. Cirucci for 35 years, until he passed away in 1995. She was the youngest of 5 children. June was the loving mother of son, Mark (Lisa) Cirucci, of Rochester, NY; daughters, Amy (Charles) McKernan of Elizabeth Twp. and Cindy (Paul) Muders of Sewickley; and dear grandmother to Nicholas (Patrice) Cirucci, Nathan Cirucci, Ashley McKernan, Brandon Cirucci, and Violet Muders. In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her son, Steve Cirucci. She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Mary Beth Cirucci of Monroeville. June is also survived by an extended family of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins, and many dear friends. We love you Mom and Grandma, you will always and forever be in our hearts. A private visitation was held. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Michael Church in Elizabeth Twp. with the Rev. Thomas A. Wagner officiating. Private interment was held in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, North Versailles. Arrangements by the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth. Memorial contributions may be made to The American Heart Association in June’s honor, Four Gateway Center, 444 Liberty Avenue, Suite 1300, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. Offer condolences at

Originally published January 21, 2021.

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