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CHANNAS ROSE Age 96, a lifelong resident of Heidelberg, PA, passed away on January 10, 2017. Born on February 7, 1920, to the late John and Mary Pawlik, she was also predeceased by her husband of nearly 40 years, Peter Channas, and siblings Evelyn, Andrew, Alex, Ann, Tatiana, Peter, John, and Helen and nephew Jack. She served in the U.S. Navy during World War II graduating at the top of her class after completing basic training. She attended Robert Morris Business School and Allegheny County Community College, retiring from John J. Kane Hospital where she worked as a nursing assistant and later as a licensed practical nurse. Left to cherish her memory are devoted children Linda Mason (Ron) of Springfield, VA, James, of Heidelberg, PA, Marianne Cockroft (Gregg) of Cary, NC, and Robert (Diane) of Millersville, MD; grandchildren Kim Griffin, David and Steven Cockroft, Lauren Oakes, Bryan and Leah Channas, great- grandchildren Connor and Ryan Griffin, Owen and Austin Cockroft, Amelia Oakes and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Throughout her life, Rose showed strength, determination, independence, and duty to helping others. She was a past president of the Heidelberg Elementary School PTA, and the Ladies Guild at church. She enjoyed dancing, music, and the competitive fun of cards and board games with family and friends. Friends welcome Sunday 2-8 p.m., WILLIAM SLATER II FUNERAL SERVICE, (412-563-2800) 1650 Greentree Rd., Scott Twp. Funeral Service Monday 10:00 a.m. in Holy Virgin Russian Orthodox Church, 214 Mansfield Blvd., Carnegie, PA 15106. Parastas Service Sunday 7:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to the Holy Virgin Russian Orthodox Church Refurbishing Fund.
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