Age 94, of Shaler Twp., on
Tuesday, October 9 2018. She
was born in McKeesport, PA
and lived the first two years of
her life in Jacobs Creek, PA.
She grew up in Farrell, PA and
was Salutatorian of the 1942
class of Farrell High School.
She earned a Bachelor of Music
Degree from Seton Hill College
and a Masters Degree in Public
School Music Education from
Duquesne University. She is a
life member of Sigma Alpha
Iota, the National Music
Fraternity. She taught music and
theater in the Pittsburgh Public
Schools for eight years from
1947-1955. She taught in
Lawrenceville (Woolslair),
Allentown, and Carrick
(Concord). She is a longtime
parishioner of St. Sebastian
Church. She sang in the choir,
taught CCD classes, and was a
member of the prayer group. She
is survived by a son, Lawrence
(Linda) Rybar, of Hampstead,
MD, son, Thomas Rybar, of
Shaler Twp.; daughter, Nancy
(Tom) Callan, of Franklin Park;
grandson, Michael (Alex)
Rybar; and greatgranddaughter,
Liliana, of
Philadelphia. She was
preceded in death by her
husband, Richard Rybar and
son, Donald Rybar. The family
would like to thank Sunrise of
McCandless, Kindred Hospice,
and Cindy for taking care of
our mother. Friends will be
received on Sunday from 2 to
4 and 6 to 8 p.m., at the BOCK
Mt. Royal Blvd. Glenshaw. A
Funeral Mass will be
celebrated in St. Sebastian
Church, Ross Twp., on Monday
at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers,
make a donation to Seaton Hill
College School of Music.
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PostedOctober 11, 2018