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Louise (Kirschensteiner) Garofolo

December 20, 1924 ~ October 10, 2018 (age 93)

Garofolo, Louise Kirschensteiner
Age 93 of Monroeville, formerly of Forest Hills went to be with her Lord on October 10, 2018. Beloved wife of 64 1/2 years to the late Vito Garofolo; loving mother of Kathy (John) Sourbeer and Janice (James) Polidora, both of North Huntingdon; grandmother of Katie Sourbeer (fiancee Ben Barch), Justin and Ryan Polidora; sister-in-law of Eleanor (Larry) Mori and James Flaherty; also many nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by parents, August and Kathe Kirschensteiner; brother Fred (Betty) Kirschensteiner; sisters-in-law, Mary Angela (Steve) Horvatic, Dolores Garofolo, Alberta Flaherty, and brother-in-law, Ray (Norma) Garofolo.  Louise was a graduate of East Pittsburgh High School and Westinghouse Technical Night School in the Secretarial program.  She was retired after 24 years with the Churchill Area/Woodland Hills School Districts. As a lifelong member of Christ Lutheran Church in Forest Hills, she volunteered for Vacation Bible School, made bedpads for the elderly, helped at funeral luncheons, and participated in the Outing Fellowship Group. She served food at the Sonshine Kitchen in McKeesport and made Braille books of the Bible.  Louise was a former member of the East McKeesport Moose Seniors, East Pittsburgh and Forest Hills AARP and Valley Seniors.  Her favorite past times included reading, Bible study, playing cards, baking, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.  Friends will be received Friday, October 12 from 2-9 PM at the JOBE FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, INC. corner of Shaw & Triboro Avenues, Turtle Creek (412-823-1950).  Service of Christian Burial will be at Christ Lutheran Church on Saturday, October 13 at 10:00 AM.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Christ Lutheran Church, 400 Barclay Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15221.  Interment will follow at Penn Lincoln Memorial Park.  www.jobefuneralhome.com.

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