YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at Our Lady of Sorrows at St. Matthias Church, celebrated by Fr. John Jerek for Dorothy T. Shirilla, 90, who passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 13, 2017.
Dorothy was born October 29, 1926 in Youngstown, a daughter of Michael and Anna Yash Repko.
Dorothy worked in the kitchen at Woodside Hospital and also at General Electric, putting filaments in light bulbs.
She enjoyed playing bingo, scratching off lottery tickets and the occasional trip to the casino. She was involved in several ladies clubs through the years.
Dorothy leaves behind to cherish her memory, her only son, Tom Shirilla of Youngstown; her granddaughters, Courtney and Monica Shirilla and her siblings, Eleanor Babik-Rakocy of Boardman and Mike Repko of Brookfield.
Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Mary Pokrivnak, Paul Repko, Margaret Cox, Elizabeth Repko, Agnes Oskrip and Raymond Repko.
The family has entrusted the care of Dorothy to the Kubina Yuhasz Wasko Funeral Home, where they will receive friends from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Monday, July 17, 2017 and again from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. at the church on Tuesday, July 18.
Burial will take place at Lake Park Cemetery.
Visit www.waskofamily.com to send the family condolences.