Julia E. (Jurjevic) Kurtek

September 11, 1924 - February 28, 2020

Visitation: Monday 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at Devlin Funeral Home Inc. Ross Twp.

Service: Mass of Christian Burial in St Teresa of Avila Church Tuesday 10:00 a.m.


Of Laurel Gardens,Peacefully entered into the Lord’s loving arms on Friday, February 28, 2020. Born September 11, 1924 in Pittsburgh, PA. Daughter of the late Vid and Julia Jurjevic who were Croatian immigrants. Wife of the late Louis J. Kurtek; loving mother of Linda L. Dumann (Dean), Louis J. Kurtek, Jr. (the late Denise), Richard D. Kurtek (Ellen), William G. Kurtek and Karen M. Kello (James); sister of Mildred Gibson and the late Bogamir, Robert, Albin, Susanna, Vera, Anna and Josephine; proud grandmother of Brian Maier, Richard Kurtek, Matthew Kurtek (Catherine), Julie Karus, Jeffrey Karus (Erin), John Kurtek, Pamela Yasko (Mike), Daniel Kurtek and Elizabeth Kello; great-grandmother of Hannah, Braden, Kendal, Nathaniel, Erikka, Rilee and Zeke; also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Julia served as a welder during World World II on L.S.T. Ships for Dravo with her two sisters, Vera and Anna. She was involved with St Teresa players, Javor Singing Society and volunteered at the North Hills food bank for many years. She was an avid traveler loved her family and playing cards. Her clever wit and sweet personality will be missed by all.

Friends received Monday 2-4 and 6-8 at DEVLIN FUNERAL HOME, INC., 806 Perry Highway, North Hills. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Teresa of Avila Church, Tuesday 10 a.m.

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  • Cheryl and Joe Kello

    Mrs. Kurtek was such an impressive person. She was generous with her time and a kind person. She will be missed.

  • Cathy & Bill Cameron

    Karen so sorry for your loss. Praying for peace for you and your family.

  • Beth Mosior

    my heart cries for you all, praying and holding you all in my heart

  • Kathie Matthews

    Sweet Grandma Julie… we will miss your sweet smile. Blessings to you. All our love,The Matthews Family

  • Cathy Kopanic-Enright

    Linda, Liz and Family,

    Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your heart. My sympathy and condolences,

  • Terri Ruggeri

    Dear Linda and Family
    I am so sorry to hear that you have loss such special Mother, Grandmother ,Aunt and Friend.Hold your memories close to your heart.
    My Deepest Sympathy
    Terri Ruggeri

 

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