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Joan A. (Zadylak) Kramarski

October 25, 1935 ~ June 10, 2019 (age 83)



Joan A. Zadylak Kramarski,RN, 83 of Scottdale, died early Monday morning, June 10, 2019 in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, in the presence of her loving family.

She was born in Scottdale, October 25, 1935 a daughter of the late Stanley B. and Anna D. Shmigalsky Zadylak, who died October 31, 1966 and May 19, 1990, respectively.

She was a Life Member and an Active Member of the Partner Parish of St. Joseph R.C. Church, Everson.

Joan was a Graduate of the former Scottdale High School Class of 1953, and also a graduate of St. Francis School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, with the class of 1956.

She was a substitute Registered Nurse for the Southmoreland High School for 30 years. Previously, she was employed by St. Francis Hospital of Pittsburgh for 5 years, West Penn Hospital, of Pittsburgh for 2 years, the former Connellsville (Highlands Hospital) State Hospital for 4 years, and a private duty nurse at the former Frick Hospital, Mt. Pleasant.

She was a member of the St. Francis School of Nursing Alumni. Joan was an avid vegetable and flower gardener at her home which she shared with her family and close friends.

 Joan is gone from our lives, but will forever remain in the hearts of those who knew and loved her;

Her Five loving Children:

Kevin P. Kramarski and wife Becky of Scottdale

Geralyn A. Fagan and husband John of Scottdale

Diane M. Plaitano and husband Tommy of Greensburg

Carol M. Jovanelly and husband Greg of Moon Twp.

Roseanne J. Barone and husband Clancy of Henderson, NV.

Her 11 Grandchildren:

Taylor Kilmer and husband Danny

Jack and Maureen Fagan

Enzo & Valentino Plaitano

Gianna, Dominic and Sofia Jovanelly

Gianna, Stefano and Isabella Barone

Her Sister:

Ann E. Rosky of Mt. Pleasant

Her Brother:

Stanley E. Zadylak and wife Barbara of Scottdale

A Number of Nieces and Nephews and Great Nieces and Great Nephews

Her Dear Friend for over 50 years, who was a nursing classmate, Doris and husband Dr. Eugene Delserone of Pittsburgh.

And Marla Siwula of Everson

In addition to her Parents, Joan was preceded in death by:

Thaddeus W. “Ted” Kramarski (June 28, 2010)

Three Grandchildren: Charles, Stanley and Catherine Fagan

Sister: Phyllis B. Zadylak (Jan. 2, 2012)

Family and Friends of Joan are cordially invited tothe Frank Kapr Funeral Home, Inc. 417 W. Pittsburgh St, Scottdale, Wednesday from 6 – 8PM and Thursday 2 – 4 & 6 – 8PM.

Prayers of transfer will be held in the Funeral Home at 9:30AM on Friday, with her Funeral Mass to follow at 10 AM in the Partner Parish of St. Joseph R.C. Church, Everson, with Rev. Thaddeus J. Kaczmarek, as Celebrant.

Committal Services and Interment will follow in St. Joseph Parish Cemetery, Everson.

Members of St. Joseph Church will recite the Rosary at 1:30 PM Thursday 

A Parish Wake Service will be held Thursday at 7:45 PM. both in the Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, it is Joan’s request that those who desire, to please make their gifts to the donor’s favorite charity.

The Funeral Home doors will be locked in between visitation hours.

To view online obituary, sign guest registry, send condolences or to obtain directions, please visit www.kapr.com




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