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Joan Stefanyak

March 13, 1939 - May 22, 2023


Obituary For Joan Stefanyak

On Monday, May 22, 2023, at the age of 84, Joan Stefanyak of Baldwin, PA, went to join her husband in Heaven. Born in Hays, Joan is the beloved wife of the late Joseph J. Stefanyak; loving mother of Joseph A. (Robyn) Stefanyak, Jacqueline Hunter (Bryan Stacy), and James (Christine) Stefanyak; grandmother of Joey, Becky, Ella, and Laney; daughter of the late August and Hazel Spicuzza; sister of the late Elizabeth and Sandra Spicuzza. Joan is survived by many extended family and friends. She was a loving wife and mother who always found a way to care for others. Her laugh brought joy to any room, she knew how to find the positives in any situation and she always trusted that God had a plan for her. Friends will be received at the John F. Slater Funeral Home, Inc., 412-881-4100, 4201 Brownsville Road, Brentwood 15227, Thursday, May 25, 2023 from 4-8 p.m. Funeral Prayer on Friday morning at 9:45. Mass of Christian Burial in Blessed Trinity Parish, Holy Angels Church at 10:30 am. If desired, family suggests contributions to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memorials Processing, Memphis, TN 38105.

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  • 05/23/2023

    So many memories of my cousin Joanie. Friend, St. Michael's HS Class of 57 and Richard Tobasco and I class of 59 . Hays Drug Store for a Pepsi and pretzel after getting off the street car. Our wedding Maid of Honor. Our son's Godmother, and so many more awesome memories of our times together! Summer nights on her back porch laughing and playing music ! Ralph & I love her and the influence she had on our lives! We are so sad to hear of her passing. Our sincere condolences to all her family! Love & Prayers , Eva June & Ralph Roth Boca Raton, FL