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Linda B. Polka

March 27, 1947 January 29, 2019
Linda B. Polka
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Obituary for Linda B. Polka

Linda B. (Bence) Polka, 71, of Vandergrift, passed away on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg, PA.

Born March 27, 1947 in Apollo, she was the daughter of the late Ronald and Geneva (Leasure) Bence. Linda was a graduate of Apollo-Ridge High School and lived in Vandergrift most of her life.

She was employed as a nurse for West Penn Hospital and Oklahoma Ambulance for many years until her retirement in 2016.

Linda was a member of St. Gertrude Roman Catholic Church, Vandergrift; the Slovak Club in North Vandergrift; and the Lithuanian Club, East Vandergrift.

She loved her grandchildren dearly, and they were the light of her life. Linda enjoyed going to family camp in Sigel.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Donald J. Polka, who passed away on April 4, 2015; siblings, Ronald and Robert Bence; Bernice Moore; and a niece, Pamela (Moore) Rametta.

Linda is survived by her children, Amanda Herr of Southwest Greensburg; Douglas Polka of Vandergrift; stepchildren, Donnie Polka of East Vandergrift; Tracy (Tom) Elwood and Greg Polka both of Truxall; grandchildren, Nicholas, Alexander, Nathaniel, Madison, Landon, Collin, Zachary, Colin, Kayla, Macayla, Madelyn, and Garett; and a great-grandchild, Logan.
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Visitation will be held on Friday, February 1, 2019 from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Brady-Curran Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc. 429 Franklin Ave. Vandergrift, PA. A Blessing Service will take place on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. in the funeral home with Father James Loew, O.S.B. officiating. Private interment in Riverview Cemetery, Apollo, at the convenience of the family.


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Visitation

Friday

1

Feb

4:00 PM 2/1/2019 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 2/1/2019 8:00:00 PM
Brady-Curran Funeral Home and Cremation Services

429 Franklin Avenue
Vandergrift, PA 15690

Brady-Curran Funeral Home and Cremation Services
429 Franklin Avenue Vandergrift 15690 PA
United States

Blessing Service

Saturday

2

Feb

1:00 PM 2/2/2019 1:00:00 PM - 1:30 PM 2/2/2019 1:30:00 PM
Brady-Curran Funeral Home and Cremation Services

429 Franklin Avenue
Vandergrift, PA 15690

Brady-Curran Funeral Home and Cremation Services
429 Franklin Avenue Vandergrift 15690 PA
United States
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