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Alma A. Paholsky

  • On August 13, 2020
  • 5 Comments

Alma A. (Moore) Paholsky, age 88, of Bridgeville, PA passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2020. Born on November 29, 1931 in Pittsburgh, PA, she was the daughter of the late Alma and John Moore. Beloved wife to Thomas S. Paholsky. Loving mother to Mary A. Poehlmann, Thomas J. Paholsky, and Anne M. Cregg. Cherished grandma to Laura (Pete) Bianco, David Poehlmann, Andrea (Cody) Teitman, Jessica Paholsky, Jonathan Paholsky, Leanna Cregg and Alex Cregg. Loving great grandma to Olivia, Angela, Luca, Regina and John Bianco. Dear sister to Mary Elizabeth, Sister Claire Marie (Catherine) Moore and Daniel Moore.

Alma had a long and fulfilling career as a Home Economics teacher in the Chartiers Valley School District where she will be fondly remembered as Mrs. P. Alma loved sewing, knitting, crocheting, puzzles, reading and volunteering at Bridgeville Public Library and was an avid volunteer for many other meaningful causes. She was an active member at Holy Child and St. Barbara Parishes where she sang in the choir. Alma was a devoted fan of all Pittsburgh sports teams and enjoyed traveling to see the world and, especially, to visit family. She most importantly cherished the time she spent with her family and will be dearly missed by all.

A private memorial service will be held at Holy Child Parish and burial will take place at Queen of Heaven Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to Pittsburgh Cremation and Funeral Care, 3287 Washington Road, McMurray, PA 15317, (724)-260-5546.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Carmelite Monastery of the Holy Cross, PO Box 397, Iron Mountain, MI 49801.

Please view and sign the family’s online guestbook at pittsburghcremation.com.

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5 Comments

Mary Agnes Randazzo
  • Aug 14 2020
Alma was my parents neighbor and my confirmation sponsor. She had such a beautiful smile and joyful spirit. I will always remember the fun treats she baked for us every holiday. And how she took the time to teach my sisters and I how to sew. Prayers for Tom and the rest of her family. She will be greatly missed!
Terri Aquilina
  • Aug 14 2020
Alma was always so giving. We were neighbors for many years and there was always a yummy baked treat for every holiday. She helped my girls with knitting and sewing and was in charge of "porch parties" when Leanna came to visit. She was truly a lovely person and we will miss her. Terri Aquilina and family
John Joyce
  • Aug 16 2020
Dear Mary, Tom and Anne, I just learned of your mother's passing. My condolences and prayers. Alma always was so welcoming and positive. I'm sure you and her grandchildren will miss her very much. Love & prayers, John B. Joyce & family
Dan Joyce SJ
  • Aug 16 2020
Tom, Mary, Tom and Anne: Sharing in your sorrow at Alma’s passing. She was a wonderful woman, a strength and support to so many. Prayers and masses for Alma and the whole family. Dan Joyce SJ
Larry Wineland
  • Aug 16 2020
She was a great friend and colleague at Chartiers Valley HS. Alma guided me through the sewing of costumes for some of my musicals and plays that I directed at the high school. She will be missed.
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