Rebecca Horan

Obituary of Rebecca Horan

Rebecca Sonia (Pasko) Horan age 66 of Elizabeth passed away after a courageous battle with Leukemia on Thursday January 31,2019, surrounded by her loving family. Becky was born on April 30,1952 the daughter of John and Julia(Sewak) Pasko.

Becky was a graduate from Charleroi Highschool and graduated from California University in 1972 . After graduation she became a teacher in the Ringgold School district where she touched many young lives. She was very involved in the teachers union. She was a Sunday school teacher for 25 years at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Donora, where she attended her entire life.

Becky is survived by her loving husband Michael Horan to whom she was married for 47 years as of January 29th. Beloved mother of Michael Horan and his wife Cindy, and Erika Barrett and husband David. Cherished grandmother of Logan Horan-Jester , Andrew, Connor and Julia Horan, and JD Barrett. Sister of Tamara Chacko, and Janine Shepler and her husband Bill. Sister in law to Bill Horan and his wife Lori  and Cindy Short and her husband Rege (who passed away on January 28,2019). Aunt to Jennifer Moores and husband Brian, Billy Petyak and wife Jodi, Amanda Petry and husband Kent, Matt Short and wife Joy, Dan Short and Fiancee’ Estefania, Katie Sims and husband Matt.

Friends will be received in the Anthony L. Massafra Funeral Home 40 Second St Extension Donora, PA 15033 on Friday February 8,2019 from 4 to 8 PM and on Saturday  February 9,2019 from 9:00 AM to  9:15 AM at which time prayers of transfer will be held. A Mass at St Nicholas Orthodox Church will folllow. Interment will follow in Mon Valley Memorial Park. Arrangements are under the supervision of the Thomas M. Dolfi Funeral Home.

The family is grateful for the excellent care at Jefferson Hospital during her illness of 7 months.

In Leiu of flowers donations can be made to St. Nicholas Church PO Box 41 Donora, PA 15033 in Becky’ s name