Ann Elizabeth Ortitay Porchiran, 99,of Cross Creek Twp., passed away peacefully on Friday morning June 3, 2022 in the Washington Hospital.
She was born on February 13, 1923 in Avella, a daughter of the late Andrew and Elizabeth Ortitay.
Mrs. Porchiran was a lifelong and faithful parishioner of Our Lady of Lourdes Church of St. Isidore the Farmer Parish in Burgettstown where was a member of the Christian Mothers, Catholic Daughters and sang in the parish choir and was one of the original “Pierogi Ladies.” An excellent seamstress she also enjoyed crocheting, playing cards and Bingo.
Her husband John James Porchiran who she married on March 3, 1946 passed away on March 26, 1986.
She is survived by her two sons Bennett John Porchiran and wife Tricia of Latrobe and Richard Patrick Porchiran and wife Kathy of Slovan.
Deceased in addition to her parents and husband is her son Michael Robert Porchiran and twin brothers John Ortitay and Michael Ortitay who died in infancy.
Family and friends will be received from 11:00 a.m. until the time of departing prayers at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday June 7, 2022 in the Lee & Martin Funeral Home, 73 Highland Avenue, Burgettstown, PA 15021 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 1:00 p.m. in Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 1109 Main Street, Burgettstown with the Rev. Zachary Galiyas as Celebrant. She will be laid to rest in St. Michael Cemetery, Avella.
Those wishing to remember Mrs. Porchiran in a special way can make a memorial donation in her memory to the Our Lady of Lourdes Church.