Jane V. Duda 1920-2021

WARREN — Jane Victoria Bialon Duda, age 100, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, at Shepherd of the Valley.

Jane was born Aug. 25, 1920, in Homestead, Pa., a daughter of Mary and Francizek Bialon. She graduated from Gladstone High School in Homestead.

Jane had worked for Shelpman’s Bakery, Trumbull Lamp, and part-time at Falls Printing in Warren.

Jane had many admirers in her younger years but the love of her life was Mitchell Frank Duda. On Nov. 3, 1945, they were married at St. Stephen Catholic Church in Homestead, Pa.

Jane enjoyed cooking, baking and reading; she loved to teach her children and grandchildren her cooking and baking skills.

Jane was a devout member of St. John Paul II Parish, and a founding member of St. Pius.

Jane is survived by her children, Joseph Duda and Patricia (Ronnie) Augustinsky; her beloved grandchildren, Robert, Brian, Amy, Emily and Quentin; stepgrandchildren, Amber and Zach; great-grandchildren, Ethan, Austin and Colt; stepgreat-great-grandson, Tyler; and many nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents and husband, Jane was preceded in death by her daughter-in-law, Karen; her brother, Stanley; and her sisters, Mildred Pierce and Josephine Faulkner.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 2, 2021, at St. John Paul II Parish, 420 North St. NW in Warren, with the Rev. Frantisek Katrinak as officiant. Friends may call at church one hour prior to the Mass. Social distancing and COVID-19 regulations are expected. Internment will be in All Souls Cemetery.

Jane’s family would like to thank the staff at Shepherd of the Valley in Howland for all of their love, care, and affection for Jane and her family. Thank you to Hospice of the Valley, and Pastor Don Barnes for his comradery and spiritual support.

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

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