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Mary K. (Klemash) Dirga

May 14, 1919 ~ August 8, 2018 (age 99)

Mary K. Dirga, 99, of Williamsport, passed away Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport Regional Medical Center.  She was born May 14, 1919 in Yonkers, NY the daughter of Peter and Julia Moroz Klemash.


Mary was a member of Holy Cross Orthodox Church in Williamsport and was a member of the American Legion Auxillary.  She enjoyed sewing, ceramics, making jewelry and gardening. 


She was predeceased by her parents, husband, the Very Rev. Michael Dirga, and sisters, Helen Klemash and Anne Azzolino.


She is survived by her son, Peter, M. Dirga of Delaware; daughter, Diane D. Pelesh of Williamsport; grandchildren, Daria (Brent) Fish, Gregory (Jennifer) Pelesh, and great grandchildren, Andrew, Ryan, Conner and Tyler.


A Funeral Mass will be held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at St. Tikhon's Monastery where a viewing will be held from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the Funeral Mass...  Interment will follow in the Monastery Cemetery.  There will be a repast following the services in the Monastery dining hall. .  Local  arrangements are by Spitler Funeral Home, Montoursville.  The Brian Arthur Strauch Funeral Home, Spring Brook, PA is in charge of the service arrangements.

Donations may be made to:

Holy Cross Orthodox Church
1725 Holy Cross Lane, Williamsport PA 17701

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