Jeannette M. Kalinich 1927-2017

HUBBARD — Jeannette Mary Kalinich, 90, died Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, at the Hospice House surrounded by her family.

Jeannette was born June 24, 1927, in Youngstown, to the late Andrew and Mary Osiadly Gorski.

She was a graduate of Wilson High School. During World War II she worked at Triangle and Moyers factories making overcoats and pants. Jeannette also worked many years at Wilber’s Floral Shoppe in Youngstown.

Jeannette was a Eucharistic minister. She also worked the funeral dinners at St. Thomas the Apostle and was a member of the women’s club.

She is survived by her children, John (Charlene) Kalinich, Jaqueline (Robert) Welsh, Charles Kalinich, Mary Ann (Christopher) Patrone and Andrew (Lisa) Kalinich; brother, Frank (Sophia) Gorski; sister, Josephine (Thomas) Hodos; two grandchildren, Joshua (fiancee Natalie) Welsh and Angela Kalinich; and her pet goose, Romeo.

Besides her parents, Jeannette was preceded in death by her husband, Michael Kalinich, whom she married June 9, 1962; her sister, Mary Ann Salata; her brother-in-law, Steve Salata; and her beloved dog, Wiggles.

Friends may call 5 to 8 p.m. today, Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, at the Lane Funeral Home, Madasz Chapel in Brookfield.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Thomas the Apostle in Vienna with the Rev. Fr. Frank Zanni celebrant.

Friends may also call one hour prior to Mass at the church. Interment is in St. James Cemetery in Pulaski, Pa.

Jeannette’s family would like to offer a special thank you to the MVI Nurses, Dr. Peter Devito, and the staff at the Hospice House for the care and love they gave Jeannette.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Hospice House or the Cancer Society.

Visit www.lanefuneralhomes.com to share memories and condolences with Jeannette’s family.

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