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Pauline A. "Pinky" Leipchack

November 1, 1957 — August 3, 2021

LEIPCHACK---Pauline A. “Pinky,” 63, Richland, passed away graciously at home while surrounded by her loving family. Born November 1, 1957, in Windber, daughter of Zvonimere P. and Martha A. (Hutsky) Sracic. Preceded in death by parents and sister-in-law, Cindy Marsh. Survived by husband of nearly 36 years, Jeffrey A., whom she married Oct. 26, 1985; children, Adam P., Richland and Blake, Windber. Sister of Patricia Sracic, St. Michael. Also survived by Mother-in-law and Father-in-law, Shirley and John Leipchack, Elton, aunt, Margaret “Cookie” Bombatch, Kentucky and Edie Coleman, Elton, JR, numerous family members, friends and co-workers. Pinky was a 1975 graduate of Forest Hills High School. She studied for and obtained Registered Radiologic Technologist, CT Technologist and Nuclear Medicine Technologist certifications. She was employed at Lee Hospital from 1977 until 2005. She was then employed at Windber Hospital since 2005 and retired in 2020. Member of St. Benedict Catholic Church. Pinky was a devout Catholic and devoted to the Blessed Virgin Mary and prayed the rosary daily. She was a past Eucharistic Minister at the church. She enjoyed her time with her family---especially her twin sons. Pinky loved planning and hosting family events and vacations. She had a passion for interior decorating. In her own words, “family and friends meant so much” to Pinky. The family will receive friends from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland. Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Benedict Catholic Church, Fr. David S. Peles Pastor. Commital, Richland Cemetery. “You won’t know how beautiful heaven is until you get there.” Online condolences may be posted at

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Sunday, August 8, 2021

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