Rita Jean Hribik

Aug. 12, 1929 - May 8, 2019

Rita Jean Hribik, 89, Tipton, died early Wednesday morning at Epworth Manor, Tyrone.

She was born in East Vandergrift, daughter of the late John A. and Frances Bernice (Kezes) Bernat. On Aug. 7, 1954, she married Edward Joseph Hribik at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, East Vandergrift, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 5, 2008.

Surviving are two sons: Edward J. Jr. (Terry) of Tyrone and Gary A. (Pamela Meredith) of Tipton; two grandchildren: Brandon M. (Megan Decker) of Tyrone and Krista M. Williams of Lake Elsinore, Calif.; two great-grandchildren: Chase and Mia; three brothers: John in Indiana, Richard of Apollo and Edward of Vandergrift; and two sisters: Clara Petras of Boiling Springs and Joan Antenucci of Vandergrift.

She was preceded in death by a grandson, Matthew J.; and a brother, Ronald.

Rita was a graduate of Vandergrift High School. She was formerly employed as a hoagie maker at Marianna’s Fundraisers, Tipton.

Rita was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Bellwood, and Slovak C.U. Club, Ford City.

She enjoyed shopping, watching QVC and playing bingo.

Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 10, 2019, at Jon C. Russin Funeral Home Inc., Bellwood, where a vigil for the deceased will also be held. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 11, 2019, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Bellwood, the Rev. Alan Thomas celebrant. Committal will be at Blair Memorial Park, Antis Township.