Mary Jane Dagustine | 82
Mary Jane Dagustine, 82, of 551 West Allegany Road, Emporium, passed to her eternal reward on Friday, November 26, 2021, at UPMC Harrisburg, after a short illness.
She was born May 28, 1939, in Kane, daughter of the late Frank and Hilma Carlson Sacherich. She attended Kane Area Schools and received her GED in 2002. She had been a resident of Emporium for the past 61 years.
On November 9, 1961, in Emporium, Mary Jane married the love of her life, Dominic Dagustine, who survives. Together they raised five children: Gwen (Edward “Bud”) Auman of Ridgway; Rick Rosenhoover of Lago Vista, TX; Steve Rosenhoover of Mohnton, PA; Dominic Dagustine, Jr. of Emporium, and Angela (Carmine Cicalese) Dagustine of Carlisle. Also surviving are four grandchildren: Daniele Auman Carnessali of Johnsonburg; Ciara Cicalese of Richmond, VA; Carmine Cicalese of Washington, D.C.; and Lucia Cicalese of Carlisle; and by two great-grandchildren, Geno and Emma Carnessali, both of Johnsonburg.
In addition to her parents, Mary Jane was preceded in death by her siblings: Anna Westerberg, Frank Sacherich, Esther Rockwell, and Carl Sacherich. She was the last remaining member of her immediate family.
Mary Jane was Catholic by faith, attending Mass at Sacred Heart Parish in St. Marys. She enjoyed attending horse races throughout the country, going to the casino, and especially spending time with her family. She served as the Girl Scout Neighborhood Chairman in Cameron County for many years. For 12 years, Mary Jane owned and operated Dom’s Place in Emporium.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the Sacred Heart Church on Tuesday, November 30, 2021, at 12:00 PM, with the Rev. Thomas Curry, OSB, Pastor, officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Leo’s Cemetery in Ridgway.
Visitation will be held at the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Tuesday morning, from 10:30 until 11:30 AM.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, PO Box 1000 Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908; the Sacred Heart Church, 337 Center Street, St. Marys, PA 15857, or to a favorite charity.