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Bessie Jean "Jeannie" Raciborski

December 28, 1932 — June 8, 2023

Bessie Jean “Jeannie” Raciborski age 90 of Canonsburg passed away peacefully Thursday June 8, 2023, in Country Meadows Bridgeville with her devoted daughter Lori by her side. She was born December 28, 1932, in Vestaburg, a daughter of the late Henry and Katheryn Johnson O’Neill. Jeannie was a graduate of East Bethlehem High School class of 1950 and graduated from the Canonsburg General Hospital School of Nursing in 1957. A registered nurse, prior to her retirement Jeannie had been employed at Mayview State Hospital and earlier at Canonsburg General Hospital. She was a faithful member of St Oscar Romero Parish St. Patrick Church in Canonsburg, where she lived most of her life. On June 21, 1958, she married Raymond “Whitey” Raciborski who passed away March 10, 2004, after forty-five years of marriage. Left behind to cherish her memory are her daughters, Lori Cromp and her husband Michael of Cecil Twp and Karen Petrola of Scenery Hill. four grandchildren Sydney and Jenna Cromp, Michael and Zachary Petrola, great grandchildren, her sister Loretta Clancy of Northfield, Ohio and several nieces and nephews. Deceased in addition to her husband and parents is her daughter Diana Florian.

Friends and family are welcome from 10 am until noon Monday June 12, 2023, in SALANDRA FUNERAL and CREMATION SERVICES, INC. Joseph P. Salandra LFD owner/supervisor 304 West Pike Street Canonsburg (724-745-8120) where Catholic Blessing Services will be held at 12 noon. Interment will follow in Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Peters Twp. To view or extend condolences please visit

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