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Rose Ann (Testa) GorleskiDecember 28, 1927 ~ November 5, 2017 (age 89)
Rose Ann Testa Gorleski , 89, of Lower Burrell, passed away peacefully on November 5, 2017. She was born on December 28, 1927 in Plum to the late Loretto and Maria Battessell Testa, and was a packer for Glenshaw Glass for 20 years. Mrs. Gorleski was a member of St. Albans Anglican Church of Murrysville. Survivors include her children, Judy Corchia of Florida, John ( Cecilia) Verner of Murrysville , Kimberly Gorleski of Murrysville; five grandchildren, Frank Potts, Jennifer (Don) Gruber, Kristina (Brian) Harris, Robert (Sue) Verner and Marie (Javier) Costa; and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded by her husband Robert S. Gorleski on July 22, 1994; and seven brothers and sisters. Rose was the last of our old-school Italian Family and was very proud of her heritage. She was our matriarch. Anyone knowing Rose knew there was always a plate at the table and a welcoming smile. Viewing will be on Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM in ROSS G. WALKER FUNERAL HOME LTD. Service will be held Thursday at 11am by her pastor, Rev. David Grissom. Burial will follow in Plum Creek Cemetery, Plum Borough. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Albans Church or Westmoreland County Food Bank will be appreciated.