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Grace Balogh

August 6, 1922 — December 15, 2021

Grace Balogh, age 99, of White Oak, died on Wednesday, December 15, 2021 in UPMC Shadyside. She was born on August 6, 1922, in McKeesport and is the daughter of the late Stephen and Elizabeth Fulop Kovach and the wife of the late Steve Balogh.

She was a lifetime member of the Free Hungarian Reformed Church and their Women’s Guild. She enjoyed the Tuesday noodle making and being with the ladies at the church. She also loved cooking and baking at home. As recently as a month ago she made stuffed cabbage and apricot rolls. She loved watching the Bachelor and listening to AM talk radio and could tell you about current events. However, her biggest love in life was spending time with her family.

She is survived by her son, Steven D. (Christine) Balogh of McKeesport; daughter, Patricia J. (Angelo) Ferraro of White Oak; grandchildren, Julia and Joshua Balogh, Michael, Nicholas, and Daniel Ferraro, and Samantha Roskowski; great grandson, Theo Roskowski; and also many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by sisters and brothers, Mary Orban, Ethel Buck, Helen Semko, Alice Behary, Elizabeth Balogh, Ernest Kovach, and John Kovach.

Family and friends are welcome to Strifflers of White Oak Cremation and Mortuary Services, 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, supervisor, 412 678 6177) on Saturday, December 18, 2021 from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and again on Sunday, December 19, 2021 from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Services will be held in the Free Hungarian Reformed Church, 101 University Drive, McKeesport, PA 15132 on Monday, December 20, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow.

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Saturday, December 18, 2021

3:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Strifflers of White Oak Cremation & Mortuary Services, Inc.

101 University Dr, McKeesport, PA 15132

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