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Miriam A. Oleksa

OLEKSA—Miriam A. 89, Conemaugh, went to be with her beloved husband on July 26, 2021. Born February 25, 1932, in Brownstown, daughter of Thomas L. and Anna (Scheer) Gallagher. Preceded in death by her parents; husband, Paul Oleksa; brothers and sisters, Joseph, Bernadette, Rita, Patricia, Richard and Thomas. Survived by children, Paula M., wife of Larry Birk, East Taylor Twp., Thomas P. Oleksa, and wife, Robin (Bereznak), Salix; grandchildren, Angela M. Kmett, wife of David Kmett, Mifflinburg, PA and Michelle A. Reid, wife of Tony Reid, Northumberland, PA; great-grandchildren, Kaiden D. and  Kolton W. Kmett; and Isabella R., Avery and Tyson Reid. Sister of James Gallagher (Jane), Mississippi. Also survived by sisters-in-law, Linda Gallagher, Brownstown and Barbara Jenkins, Marion, Indiana. Miriam was member of Church of the Transfiguration, Conemaugh. She was an avid BINGO player, loved to go on bus trips to casinos and enjoyed watching game shows on television. Miriam was a loving mom and she loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Funeral Mass will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Church of the Transfiguration with Father Robert C. Hall. Committal, Grandview Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Church of the Transfiguration in memory of Miriam A. Oleksa. The family is being served by Baker-Harris Funeral Chapel, 229-231 First St., Conemaugh. Online condolences may be placed at www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.       

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Tom, Robin, and all,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

Jim and Deb Ivory Jul 30 2021 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear of your loss. Sending our sympathy and prayers of comfort, Tom, Robin and all of the Oleksa family.

From neighbors, Ron and Shirley Richards

S. Richards Jul 29 2021 12:00 AM

Tom and Robin, We are so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. Please know that we are thinking of you at this time and we cherish your friendship.

Dave and Carm Meiklejohn Jul 28 2021 12:00 AM