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1944 Francis 2023

Francis Joseph Krivda

December 21, 1944 — April 12, 2023

Francis “Rick” Joseph Krivda, age 78, of McKeesport, passed away at home on April 12, 2023. He was born in Braddock on December 21, 1944 and is the son of the late Stephen and Josephine Huss Krivda. He was preceded in death in 2014 by his loving wife, Jean, of 47 years. They have three children together, LonJean (William “Toots”) Frederick of McKeesport; Rick (Christine) Krivda of Perry Hall, MD; and Michael (Cathy) Krivda of Timonium, MD. A wonderful “Pap” to five grandchildren, Natalie (Mat) Gregg of White Oak; Zachary N. and Nathan (Jenna) Krivda of McKeesport; Zachary O. and Carly Krivda of Perry Hall, MD. He had a special bond with great-grandson, Kameron Baker, whom he adored and babysat prior to his illness. He is also survived by his siblings, Elaine Mantuano; Patricia Barnes; Helen Gorshak; Gerald Krivda; Joseph Krivda; and many nieces, nephews, and friends. He was a member of Mary, Mother of God Parish, Corpus Christi Church. He was also a member of the PNA Lodge 352, where he served as president there for over 20 years. He retired from the United States Navy, as well as from Westinghouse and Alcoa. He devoted life to his family. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by his siblings, Albert; Robert; Stephen; Bernie Krivda; and Dolores Davenport. Family and friends will gather on Monday, April 17, 2023 from 2:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at Strifflers of White Oak Cremation and Mortuary Services, Inc., 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, supervisor, 412-678-6177). A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, April 18, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. at Mary, Mother of God Parish, Corpus Christi Church, 2515 Versailles Avenue, McKeesport, PA 15131. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Polish Cemetery in White Oak. To share a memory or condolence, please visit www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com
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Monday, April 17, 2023

2:00 - 9:00 pm (Eastern time)

Strifflers of White Oak Cremation & Mortuary Services, Inc.

1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131

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Mass of Christian Burial

Tuesday, April 18, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Mary, Mother of God Parish, Corpus Christi Church

2515 Versailles Avenue, McKeesport, PA 15132

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