Jean Pernick

Jean M. Pernick (Lagalski)

Sunday, July 16th, 1933 - Saturday, March 9th, 2019
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Jean M. (Lagalski) Pernick, 85, of Harrison City, was called home to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday March 9, 2019 in the Brookdale Senior Living Center, Murrysville. She was born July 16, 1933 in Westmoreland City, a daughter of the late Joseph and Sophie (Bukoski) Lagalski. Jean was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother, never without a kind word, a helpful prayer or a loving hug and smile. The love and pride she had for her children and grandchildren were never ending. Her son- and daughters-in-law were blessed to have that second mom that treated and loved them as her own. She loved spending time with her family and friends and was always willing to help others. Jean was a kind, compassionate and generous soul who could talk to and make friends with anyone she met. Her love for her family may have only been eclipsed by her love for and faith in Jesus. She was a member of the St. Barbara’s Parish in Harrison City and former member of North American Martyrs Parish in Monroeville. Jean was an accomplished artist, talented in painting both stills and portraits and she was thrilled to pass this passion down to her grandchildren. In addition to her parents, Jean was preceded in death by her twin sister, Joan (Lagalski) McNierney. Surviving are her husband of 54 years, Steve L. Pernick; three children, Stephanie (Jon) Haverstick of Butler; Steve (Trisha) Pernick of Murrysville; Mark (Victoria) Pernick of Level Green; seven grandchildren, Tess Haverstick, Mark, Sophia and Jason Pernick, Madison Bigley, Steve and Caroline Pernick; a brother Joseph (Mary Ann “Dolly”) Lagalski and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received 10 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Monday at the Ott Funeral Home, Inc., 805 Pennsylvania Avenue, Irwin. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 1:00 p.m. Monday at St. Barbara Parish in Harrison City.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, March 11th, 2019 | 10:00am - 12:45pm
    Monday, March 11th, 2019 10:00am - 12:45pm
    Ott Funeral Home Inc.
    805 Pennsylvania Avenue
    IRWIN, PA 15642
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  • Service

    Monday, March 11th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    Monday, March 11th, 2019 1:00pm
    St. Barbara Church
    111 Raymaley Road
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    Father Michael Sikon


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Shen B

Posted at 06:47pm
Condolences to the family of Jean. May you turn to our Loving God who is "the source of life;By your light we can see light.", to help you through this difficult time. (Psalm 36:9.)

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Posted at 11:01am
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Brenda N.

Posted at 12:40pm
I'm so sorry for the loss of you're dear loved one. Please know that the God of all comfort knows your pain. (2Corinthians1:3,4). He provides us comfort in the promise that will see our loved ones again in the resurrection(John 5:28,29) Please accept my sincere condolences.

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