Meadville Tribune

December 27, 2013

Catherine (Kay) Bradica Opatkiewicz

Meadville Tribune

TURTLE CREEK — Catherine (Kay) Bradica Opatkiewicz, 84, of Turtle Creek, formerly of Springboro, passed away peacefully on Friday, Dec. 27, 2013.

She was the beloved wife of the late Edward John Opatkiewicz Sr.; loving mother of Nancy O. (Noel) Pierce, Edward J. (Cindy Lincoln) Opat Jr. and the late Joyce Ann Opatkiewicz; stepmother of Walter (Gerri) Opat and Kathleen O. Smith; dear grandmother to Ted (Kate Berkey) Pierce, Eddie (Loryn) and Alex Opat; great-grandmother to Elise Pierce and Mason Opat; also many close nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by five brothers and sisters.

Kay lived in Springboro, where she worked for Robert Graham & Sons and Conneaut Lake Park.

Friends will be received Sunday from 3 to 7 p.m. followed by a blessing service at Jobe Funeral Home & Crematory Inc., corner of (118) Shaw and Triboro avenues, Turtle Creek (412-823-1950).

Private interment will be at St. Joseph Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, Hope Hospice or a charity of your choice.

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