Margaret A. (Ribar) Karazsia, 99, of Crabtree, died Tuesday, December 10, 2019 in the William Penn Care Center. She was born June 22, 1920, in New Alexandria, a daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Bennik Ribar. Margaret was a life long member of St. Bartholomew Church. After retiring from West Penn Power Company, she was the receptionist at her son's salon, 'Hair Fashions by Robert' in Latrobe. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George Karazsia; a son, Robert A. Karazsia; and a grandson, Mark Givogri. She is survived by her daughter, Mary Jane Givogri of Delmont; four sons, George (Sue) of Crabtree, John (Connie) of FL, formerly of Latrobe, Bill ( Kathy) of Washington Twp., and Thomas (Mary) of Greensburg; a daughter in law, Nancy Karazsia; nine grandchildren; Kim Parisi (Joe), George 'Jute' (Molly), Kevin (Erin), Bill, Scott and Megan Karazsia, Tomi Marie Howard (Craig) and Bryan (Ericka) and Kristen Karazsia; thirteen great grandchildren; a sister, Mary Lou Kocian of Greensburg; and several nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate the life of Margaret at her funeral Mass to be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Friday December 13, 2019 in the St. Bartholomew Church, Crabtree with Fr. Justin Matro, OSB, celebrating. Private interment will be in Calvary Hill Cemetery, Crabtree. The family would like to thank the doctors and staff of William Penn Care Center for their loving and compassionate care of their mother. Margaret’s family has entrusted her care to the Clement L. Pantalone Funeral Home, Inc. 409 W. Pittsburgh Street, Greensburg, PA 15601, (724) 837-0020. To share your memories and photos or offer your condolences, please visit us at www.pantalone.com Natale N. Pantalone, Supervisor.
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