Betsy Kriegisch, 57

Mary E. “Betsy” Kriegisch, 57, of Brown Rd., Ellwood City passed away Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at UPMC Mercy Hospital. Although in ill health, her death was unexpected.

Born December 7, 1960 in Rochester, she was the daughter of the late Terrance Laykish and Donna McGovern Laykish Taormina of Brighton Twp. She was married for 35 years to Randall J. Kriegisch who survives.

Betsy graduated from Rochester High School in 1979. She formerly had worked at Giant Eagle, McDonalds, and had been a lunch monitor at Riverside School District. She was affiliated with Holy Redeemer Church. Betsy truly enjoyed watching her girls race cars, playing bingo, spending time with her dogs and most important to her, spending time with her family.

In addition to her mother and husband, survivors include two daughters, Chelsie and Jessica Kriegisch, both at home; three sisters, Kathy (David) Boyde of Monaca, Karen (Paul) Wozniak of Center Twp., Lisa (George) Bedekovich of Rochester; one brother, Terry (Maria) Laykish Jr. of Tarentum; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father.

Visiting hours will be held on Saturday from 7-9 pm and on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home, 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City. A Blessing service will be held at the funeral home on Monday at 10 am with Rev. Father Mark Thomas officiating. Interment will follow in Holy Redeemer Cemetery.

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5 thoughts on “Betsy Kriegisch, 57

  1. to the family, so very sorry for your loss..of your mom and wife. we met Betsy at the races and have enjoyed getting to know all of you. our hearts ache for your loss…all our hugs and prayers for you all at this sad time…but know that GOD is with you all and has taken all her suffering away now. love to you all. Mark and Char Spence

  2. We can’t imagine what you must be feeling right now, but I want you to know that we are just a phone call away. My heartfelt condolences. Tom and Carolyn

  3. Hearing about your loss has deeply saddened us, but we know that this is far from what you are going through right now. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Our heartfelt sympathy goes out to you and your family.

    Tom ,Carolyn & Mandi

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