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Katherine "Kay" (Meier) Wyrwas

June 15, 1931 — July 19, 2023


Katherine "Kay" Wyrwas age 92 of Canonsburg, formerly of Houston, passed away peacefully in her home, Wednesday, July 19, 2023, with her loving family by her side.  Kay was born in Pittsburgh on June 15, 1931, a daughter of the late Fritz and Hilda (Brenk) Meier.  She lived most of her life in Houston and Canonsburg and was a graduate of Chartiers High School Class of 1949. She was a faithful member of Ruthfred Lutheran Church in Bethel Park, Pa.  Kay had been employed with Mellon Bank in her early career and prior to her retirement worked for many years at the Lil Professor Book Store in the former Washington Mall.  She loved to puzzle, enjoyed walking and Christian Music.  Kay loved gardening, reading, cooking, lunching with her dear friends, and especially spending time with her family.

Most of her life, Kay was a dog owner but leaves behind her cat Selina.  On February 14, 1953, she married Edward S. Wyrwas who passed away May 5, 1990, after 37 years of marriage.  Left behind to cherish her memory is her devoted daughter Kathy Ann (Michael) Flaherty of Hull, Mass., her son Edward Randall Wyrwas of Canonsburg, her cherished grandchildren, who she loved dearly, Sean (Megan) Flaherty, Lindsay Flaherty, Christy (Patrick) Lenehan and great-grandson Caden Flaherty as well as several nieces and nephews.  Kay was the last of her immediate family.  Deceased, in addition to her husband and parents is her brother Donald Meier.

Friends and family are welcome from 9:00am until 10:45am Friday, July 21, 2023, in SALANDRA FUNERAL and CREMATION SERVICES, INC.  Joseph P. Salandra LFD owner/supervisor 304 West Pike Street, Canonsburg (724-745-8120) where the departure time will be at 10:45am. Services will be held at 11:30am in the Ruthfred Lutheran Church, 3401 South Park Road, Bethel Park, Pa. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Gardens McMurray

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