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Celeste Rause

August 20, 1936 — December 11, 2022

Greensburg

Celeste (Zubalik) Rause, 86, of Greensburg, died Sunday, December 11, 2022 in the Westmoreland Manor.  She was born August 20, 1936, in Greensburg, a daughter of the late Joseph F. Zubalik, Sr. and Frances Kopper Zubalik. Celeste was a member of Our Lady of Grace Church and a former member of the Blessed Sacrament Cathedral where she worked on the bulletin. She had also worked for a time at Redstone Highlands in Greensburg as a receptionist and volunteered at St. Vincent DePaul. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph D. Rause; two brothers, Connie and Joseph Zubalik, Jr. and a sister, Marge Ranilovich. She is survived by seven children, Thomas Rause (Dawn) of Zebulon, NC, Joseph P. Rause, Jr.  of Latrobe, James Rause (Dana) of Greensburg, John Rause (Lucia) of Greensburg, Susy Reynolds (Frank Sledge) of Loveland, CO, Daniel Rause (Tracy) of Southwest Greensburg and David Rause of Canaan Valley,  WV;  thirteen grandchildren, Taylor, Shawn (Yolondi), Jesse (Maddy), Victoria, Nicole, Colton, Kelsey Jo (Gil), Kristina (Anthony), Shane, Samantha, Roxanne, Raquel and Rebecca; four great grandchildren, Mason, Mia, Maura and Devi; a sister, Sara Burriss, of Greensburg; a sister in law, Genevieve Zubalik of Greensburg and several nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate the life of Celeste on Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Clement L. Pantalone Funeral Home, Inc. 409 W. Pittsburgh Street, Greensburg, PA 15601, (724) 837-0020.  Prayers of transfer will be said in the funeral home Friday at 9:30 a.m., followed by a funeral Mass to be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. in the Our Lady of Grace Church. Interment will follow in Greensburg Catholic Cemetery. The family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and staff at Westmoreland Manor for their loving and compassionate care of  Celeste over the past several years.  They are truly grateful. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer's Association 2835 E Carson St. Suite 200, Pittsburgh, PA 15203 or St. Vincent DePaul Society, 126 South Main Street, Greensburg, PA 15601. Celeste’s family has entrusted her care to the Pantalone Funeral Home Inc., Greensburg.  For online condolences / directions, visit us at pantalone.com. Natale N. Pantalone, supervisor.

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Thursday, December 15, 2022

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Friday, December 16, 2022

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