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1935 Emily 2021

Emily Gazi

July 31, 1935 — December 12, 2021

Emily (Pottios) Gazi, of Charleroi and formerly Roscoe, left this world on December 12, 2021 at age 86.Her battle with serious medical issues in recent years showed her courage and faith in facing life challenges. She was preceded in death by her husband James, parents Peter and Anna (Babirad) Pottios, and siblings Harry, Rose, Pauline, Johnny, Frances and Ray. She is survived by daughter Debi Gazi of Pittsburgh, PA; son Mark Gazi (Annamarie) of Elco, PA; daughter Leah Krnjaic of Lititz, PA; siblings Michael Bitskoand MyronPottios; grandchildren Christy Mudry (Matt); Lindsay Lawson (Richard); Tom Mavrovic; and Paige, Cassidy and Morgan Krnjaic; great grandchildren Celeste Mudry and Ricky and Gabriela Lawson.

Emily was a caring wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. Her family was everything to her and she loved spending time with them. Emily was an original member of the Elco Civic Center and volunteered as a cook at the Charleroi Area of Aging. She enjoyed her time in the kitchen, creating delicious meals for her family and friends. She was a devoted Christian who spent many hours volunteering with the church and taught at Bible school.

Friends and family are invited to join the family in celebrating Emily’s life. Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, December 17 in the Melenyzer Funeral Home, Roscoe. A funeral service will be held Saturday, December 18, at 10 a.m. at the Melenyzer Funeral Home with Rev. Dr. Kevin Roberts of Charleroi Baptist Church officiating. Interment will follow in Mon Valley Memorial Park, Donora.

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