Barbara Ann Savko

September 20, 1936 ~ November 2, 2019 (age 83)


Barbara Ann Savko age 83, of Bethel Park, formerly of Canonsburg, passed away Saturday November 2, 2019. She was born September 20, 1936, a daughter of the late John E. Cwik and Ethel M. Podrasky. After graduating high school, Barbara pursued a nursing career and graduated from the South Side Hospital School of Nursing in 1958. She enjoyed her career in nursing, with varying degrees, for almost 50 years. Left behind to cherish Barbara’s memory are her children Sandra Savko, William Savko, Mary Joy (Steve) Gilpin, Diane (Peter) Roth and Donald William (Carole) Savko, Jr. Her grandchildren Marybeth, Vanessa, Andrea, Stephanie, Kristina, Elizabeth, Rachel, Rebecca, Jonathan and Justin. Her great-grandchildren Alexa, Kaitlin, Kali, Camdyn, Rayne, Brielle and Benjamin. Also surviving is her brother Bob (Rose Marie) Cwik of Cape May, N.J. Her sister, Donna Anderson, preceded her in death. She was and always will be the foundation of the family she created and dedicated her life to. Her greatest joy was being with her family. She delighted in sharing in the lives of her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was everything to everyone and will always be in our hearts.

 Friends and relatives are welcome from 2-8pm Friday November 8, 2019 in Salandra Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. Joseph P. Salandra owner/supervisor, 304 West Pike Street, Canonsburg 724-745-8120 where departing prayers will begin at 9:25 AM on Saturday, November 9, 2019. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10 AM in St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church 317 West Pike Street, Canonsburg. Memorial contributions in Barbara’s name, may be made to the American Heart Association 7272 Greenville Ave. Dallas Texas 73231-4596. To extend or view condolences, please visit 

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November 8, 2019

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Salandra Funeral and Cremation Funeral Service (West Pike Street Canonsburg)

Departing Prayers
November 9, 2019

9:25 AM
Salandra Funeral and Cremation Funeral Service (West Pike Street Canonsburg)

Mass of Christian Burial
November 9, 2019

10:00 AM
St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church
317 West Pike Street
Canonsburg, PA 15317

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