Josephine C. Mayni, 92, of White Oak, passed away Wednesday, July 7, 2021. She was born November 20, 1928 in Turtle Creek and was the daughter of the late Rocco and Rocchina "Ruth" (Pizanno) Terlizzi. She was the wife of the late Alexander Richard Mayni who passed away September 16, 1992. Josephine was a member of Mary, Mother of God Parish, St. Angela Church in White Oak, the North Versailles Senior Center and Monroeville Senior Center. She was also a volunteer at UPMC East, Monroeville for 7 years.
She was the beloved mother of JoAnn Kavalukas of Robinson Township, Judy (John) Connelly of Rural Valley, and Janice Mayni of White Oak. She is also survived by her loving grandchildren, Brian (Alyson) Kavalukas, Sandra (Christopher) Stallard, Sean Connelly, Jennifer (Ted Sisko) Connelly, and Blair Connelly, great-granddaughters, Alexandra Kavalukas and Penelope Sisko, and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her brother, James Terlizzi and sisters, Marie Scoglietti and Carmella Gardone. Friends are welcome Sunday, July 11, 2021 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 1638 Lincoln Way, White Oak. (412) 672-6322 Troy J. Gilbert, director.THE FAMILY WISHES THAT IF YOU ARE NOT VACCINATED TO PLEASE BRING AND WEAR A MASK TO VISITATION AND CHURCH. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, July 12, 2021 at Mary, Mother of God Parish, St. Angela Church at 10 am. Entombment will follow at the St. Joseph Cemetery Mausoleum, North Versailles. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to No Kid Hungry at nokidhungry.org or the Western PA Tourette's Syndrome Alliance at 412-414-5538. Condolences may be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com
Originally published July 08, 2021.