Martha L. Tatanish

Feb. 16, 1932 - Oct. 12, 2019

Martha L. Tatanish, 87, Smithmill, died Saturday. She was born in Philipsburg, daughter of the late Wasco and Anna (Semetosky) Lashinsky. She married Alex Tatanish. Surviving are two daughters: Coleen Heim and Marleen Durfee; a son, Alex; three grandchildren; and two sisters: Ellen Longenecker and Marie Lidgett. She was preceded in death by her husband; four sisters: Katherine, Ann, Helen and Evelyn; and four brothers: Andrew, Frank, Jack, and Paul. Friends will be received at the Birger A. Freeberg Funeral Home Inc., Houtzdale from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019, 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, and 9 to 9:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, at St. Barbara’s PNC Church with Father Scott Lil as celebrant.