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Josephine Veronica (Gonzales) Zipfel

May 22, 1922 ~ March 27, 2017 (age 94)

94, Passed away on March 27, 2017. Born on May 22, 1922, the daughter to the late Constantine and Josephine Gonzales. Loving mother to Bernadette (James) Cochran, Mercedes (Joseph) Ritter, JoAnne (Clifford) Cowling and Patricia (Robert) Houck. Proud grandmother to Jason, Melissa, Cynthia, Aaron, Julie, Justin, Terrence, William and Michael. Great-Grandmother to 6 and Great-Great-Grandmother to one.

Friends will be received from 2-8 pm. Wednesday, March  29, 2017 at the Cieslak & Tatko Funeral Home and Cremation Services ; 2935 Brownsville Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15227.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 Am. Thursday, March 30, 2017 at Holy Apostles Parish of St Wendelin.

Interment will immediately follow at Calvary Cemetery


In lieu of flowers please make donations to:

Baptist Homes Society

489 Castle Shannon Blvd,

Pittsburgh, PA 15234


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 Service Information

March 29, 2017

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cieslak Tatko Funeral Home
2935 Brownsville Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15227

Mass of Christian Burial
March 30, 2017

10:30 AM
Holy Apostles Parish of St Wendelin
Address: 2728 Custer Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15227
Pittsburgh, PA 15227

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