Dolores M. Kriegish

Dolores M. Kriegish, 93, of 122 Reserve Road, St. Marys, and formerly of Water Street, Johnsonburg, passed away Tuesday, August 21, 2018, at her residence, after a lengthy illness.

She was born March 18, 1925, in Whitmore, PA, daughter of the late Walter and Amy McGonigle Matha. Dolores was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of Ridgway High School, Class of 1943.  She was an employee of the former Market Basket in Johnsonburg and was Methodist by faith.

On July 14, 1948, in St. Leo’s Church in Ridgway, Dolores married Joseph F. Kriegish, who preceded her in death on February 4, 1978.

Dolores is survived by two daughters, Lynne Kriegish of Pittsburgh and Jill C. Salter and her husband John of St. Marys; one son, Stephen Kriegish and his wife JoAnne of Hendersonville, TN; three grandchildren, Ian Kriegish, Joshua Salter, and Abbey Lynne Salter; and by one great grandson, Cooper Kriegish. Also surviving are two sisters, Louise Larson of Connecticut and Peggy Mitchell and her husband Phil of Ridgway; and by two brothers, Richard Matha and his wife Loretta of Ridgway and Robert Matha and his wife Susie of Apollo.

In addition to her husband and parents, Dolores was preceded in death by; three sisters, Betty Birch, Dormilee Fuestal, and Nancy Rosetti; and by two nieces, Amy Fuestal and Melissa Howard.

A Funeral Service will be held in the Trinity United Methodist Church in Ridgway on Saturday, August 25, 2018 at 11:00 AM, with the Rev. Roger A. Peterson, Pastor, officiating. Burial will follow in the Holy Rosary Cemetery in Johnsonburg.

Visitation is at the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Friday, August 24, 2018, from 6:00 until 8:00 PM.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to Helpmates Giving Foundation, Inc., 250 West Main Street, Ridgway, PA 15853.

Grace and Mike Kriegisch August 22, 2018 at 4:10 pm

John, Jill and family,

We are both very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers will be with you during this difficult time.

Mike and Grace Kriegisch

Kurt Larson August 22, 2018 at 6:04 pm

My wife and I are so sorry for your loss-we will let Louise know that your mom has passed. Only a few good girls left. “How did it get so late so soon? It’s night before it’s afternoon. December is here before it’s June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon?”- Dr. Seuss– Love, Kurt

Tina and Gary Solak August 24, 2018 at 6:59 am

Jill, John and family,
We are thinking of all of you. When you are together this weekend remember the fun times including all those ECC games. We cannot make the services, but you will be in our thoughts and prayers.

Kevin Larson August 26, 2018 at 12:09 pm

Jill, Lynne and Steve,

I loved and admired your mother. You are in my thoughts and prayers.


Dean, Mary, & Ryan Hanes August 31, 2018 at 6:51 pm

You are in our thoughts and prayers.
With Deepest Sympathy,
Dean, Mary, & Ryan Hanes

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