Mary B. “Monya” Valentine, 93, of Patton, Pa went home to be with the Lord on Monday, November 15, 2021.
Mary was born in Minersville, Pa on March 4, 1928, daughter of the late Michael and Anna (Rewus) Kosinski. She married Joseph J. Valentine on May 14, 1949 in Minersville, Pa. He preceded her in death May 9, 2008.
Mary graduated from Minersville High School in 1945. She was an active member of Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Patton, Pa and volunteered at various organizations. She was also a member of the Geneva Woman’s Club while she and her husband Joe lived in Alabama for 10 years.
Monya enjoyed painting, gardening, crocheting, baking and writing to her many friends and relatives. She was generous, funny, loved being with her grandchildren and great grandchildren and always had a camera in hand.
She is survived by 2 daughters Nancy (Rodger) Palko of Imler, Pa and Lois V. Sgro of Altoona, Pa. Mary is also survived by 5 grandchildren Brian Palko, Carrie Bruce, Rodger (Erin) Palko, Michael Sgro and Andrew Sgro, 10 great grandchildren and 1 hreat great grandson. She was preceded in death by 3 siblings Joseph Kosinski, Stanley Kosinski and Genevieve Antonio, a great grandson Vincent Palko and son-in-law John R. Sgro.
Services are private at the convenience of the family with Fr. Ananias OSB officiating.
Committal Rites will be held at Queen of Peace Cemetery, Patton, Pa.
There will be no public visitation.
Arrangements are by Jones Funeral Home. Altoona, Pa.
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