Kathryn Kay Minkovich Briggs, 89, of Rostraver Township, formerly of Charleroi, passed away peacefully on April 23rd, 2021 at Monongahela Valley Hospital. The daughter of the late Michael & Mary (Lensky) Minkovich, Kathryn was born on August 29th, 1931 in North Charleroi.
A member of Saint Andrew the Apostle Parish; she worked for Lee-Norris and Ingersoll Rand for many years until her retirement. Kay was an avid Pittsburgh sports fan; she also enjoyed baking, cooking and listening to her audio books. She took great pride in her home and was a truly special person that will be dearly missed.
Kay is survived by her daughter Rebecca M. Staricek; daughter Lauren (David) Altemara with whom she made her home. Her grandson Dante Altemara whom she loved dearly and step-grandchildren, Ashley (Jay) Keppich and David J. Altemara. Her sister Helen Chapasko and several loving nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents Kay is preceded in death by her husband of 52 years Frederick C. Briggs; sister Mae Slavonia and Antoinette Bartosik. And her brothers, Walter, Mike, Joe, Lou, Tom and Nick Minkovich.
Friends and family will be received Monday April 26th, 2021 from 1:00 to 3:00pm & 5:00 to 8:00pm in the Schrock-Hogan Funeral Home & Cremation services Inc. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Gerald Mikonis on Tuesday April 27th, 2021 at 10:00am; friends and family are asked to go directly to the church. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, Kay would like you to “Pay it forward”. If you know of someone in need or an organization, please help them in memory of Kay. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.schrock-hogan.com
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