Pauline Stearman

January 13, 1920 ~ December 17, 2019 (age 99)


Pauline Stearman, 99, of New Kensington, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, December 17, 2019. She was born in Arnold on January 13, 1920 to the late Wasyl and Hazel Phillips Kuzmick.

She was a member of Mt. St. Peter Roman Catholic Church and volunteered in the Church’s cafeteria. She was a waitress at the former Edna Hotel in New Kensington and also worked at ALCOA in New Kensington until she married in 1948. Pauline was a devoted wife and mother with a strong faith in God. She was blessed with a great sense of humor, liked to sing, and enjoyed word puzzles, mysteries, and cooking shows.

Survivors include her daughters, Marcia L. Stearman, of New Kensington and Patricia A. (Glen) Berry, of Milford, NJ; grandchildren, Eric Fass and Diana Fass; step granddaughter, Kendra (Don) Sigler; nephews, Dennis (Janet) Donati and Mark Kuzmick; and niece, Cynthia Burrows.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, George Stearman in 2012; siblings, Theodore Kuzmick, John Kuzmick, Olga Donati, and Ann Murar; nieces, Dolores Donati and Marlene Kuzmick; and nephews, William Murar and David Kuzmick.

The family would like to thank Monarch Hospice for their outstanding care and compassion. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Mt. St. Peter Roman Catholic Church.

Friends will be received on Friday, December 20 from 12 noon – 2:30 PM, when prayers of transfer will be held in the ROSS G. WALKER FUNERAL HOME LTD., 217 Freeport Road, New Kensington, A funeral Mass will follow at 3 PM in the Mt. St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, 100 Freeport Rd., New Kensington. Private entombment will be in Greenwood Memorial Park, Lower Burrell. Leave an online condolence at

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December 20, 2019

12:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Ross G. Walker Funeral Home
217 Freeport Road
New Kensington, PA 15068

Funeral Mass
December 20, 2019

3:00 PM
Mt. St. Peter Roman Catholic Church
100 Freeport Road
New Kensington, PA 15068

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