Josephine Elizabeth Muenzer
April 9, 1924 – October 16, 2020
MUENZER, JOSEPHINE ELIZABETH (COLLETTS)
On Friday October 16, 2020, age 96, of Ross township, formerly of Millvale. Born April 9, 1924 and raised in Bloomfield, she married the love of her life, Gerard "Max" Muenzer in 1945 and lived most of her years in Millvale. Josephine was active in the Christian Mothers at St. Ann RC church and worked the polls every election until she was no longer able. She loved line dancing, which she taught at the YMCA in downtown Pittsburgh for many years, well into her eighties.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerard Muenzer, a son, James Richard Muenzer, and her parents, Barbara Bartunek and Carmine Colaizzi, also called Frank Colletts.
Surviving are her daughters, Geraldine (Peter) Gyrich, Susan (Harry) Bloomquist, grandchildren William (Lori) Bloomquist, Stephen (Angela) Bloomquist, Gretchen Gyrich, Matthew Gyrich, and great-grandchildren Madeleine, Erik and Braden Bloomquist. Also survived by her brother-in-law Robert (Joan) Muenzer of Seal Beach, CA and several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received Tuesday October 20, 2020 from 2-4pm and 6-8pm in the HEALY-HAHN FUNERAL HOME, INC., 512 Grant Ave. Millvale, PA. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Wednesday October 21, 2020 at 10am in Holy Spirit Parish, 608 Farragut St. Millvale, PA.
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Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Mass of Christian Burial
Wednesday, October 21, 2020