Mary Alice Popelas 94 of Roscoe, passed away on Monday February 14, 2022 at Allegheny General Hospital. Born in Roscoe on April 10, 1927, a daughter of Walter J. and Margaret Flint Moluski Sr..
Mary was retired from the California Area School District where she was a teacher’s aide. She was a reporter for the former Roscoe Ledger, and also worked as the bookkeeper for the former The Company Store in Roscoe. Mary was a life time member of the former St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church in Roscoe and a member of St. Sebastian Roman Catholic Church Belle Vernon. She enjoyed building jigsaw puzzles, crossword puzzles, computer games, crocheting afghans, the beach, boating in the mountains and especially spending time with her family.
Mary is survived by 5 children; Patricia (Matthew) Guerra Bowman of Charleston, SC, Edwin (Kathy) Popelas Jr. of Irwin, Carol (Vincent) Babich of Kane, Ronald (Lori) Popelas of Gahanna, Ohio and Michael J. (Dawn) Popelas of Roscoe, 13 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, a brother Walter Moluski Jr. of Elco and her sister and brother-in-law; Joan and John Timlin of Long Branch.
She was preceded in death by her husband Edwin John Popelas on June 12, 2019, and her sister-in-law Virginia Moluski.
Visitation will be held on Friday February 18th from 2-4pm and 6-8pm at the Melenyzer Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Inc. 1008 Furlong Ave., Roscoe. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Sebastian Church on Saturday February 19 at 10:00am with Rev. Micheal J. Crookston officiating. Interment will follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery Carroll Twp..