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Lucille E. Tomsic

August 31, 1927 — October 28, 2019

Lucille E. Tomsic, 92, of Canonsburg passed away peacefully Monday, October 28, 2019. She was born August 31, 1927 in Midland, a daughter of the late Pete and Elizabeth Powell Politan. Lucille lived most of her life in Canonsburg where she was a member of St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church, the Christian Mothers and Guild, and volunteered as a Grey Lady for 25 years at Canonsburg Hospital. She was also a member of the KSKJ St. Jerome Lodge 153 and the SNPJ Lodge 138 both of Strabane. Lucille was a graduate of Chartiers High School and was a homemaker and loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. On June 18, 1949, she married John E. Tomsic who passed away September 23, 2010 after 61 years of marriage. Left behind to cherish her memory are her son, Ronald Tomsic and his wife, Elizabeth, of Canonsburg; two daughters, Patricia Polly and her husband, James, of Houston, and Lori Carter and her husband, Kevin, of Thurmont, MD., eight grandchildren, Jennifer Polly (Lou), Nichole Sanchez (Andres), Jaison Polly (Cheryl), Justin Tomsic (Blake), Diane Winter (DaShanne), David Dipolito (Julie), Kevin Carter Jr. (Lauren), and Connor Carter (Ellie); her sister, Caroline D’Orazio and her husband, Dominick, of Canonsburg; 12 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Lucille is preceded in death by her husband, parents, sisters, Thelma Hundagen, Rosella Finney, Mildred Martiscuis, and Marie Polly, and brothers, Dominick, Pete, and Joseph Politan.

Friends and family are welcome from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, November 2, 2019 and 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m Sunday, November 3, 2019 in Salandra Funeral and Creamation Services, Inc. Joseph P. Salandra LDF owner supervisor 304 West Pike St., Canonsburg (724-745-8120). Departing prayers will be at 9:30 a.m. Monday, November 4, 2019. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday in St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church, 317 West Pike St., Canonsburg. Entombment will follow in St. Patrick Cemetery Mausoleum. The Christian Mothers and Guild will recite the rosary at 2:30pm Sunday in the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to DEBRA, 75 Broad St., Suite 300, New York, NY 10004. To view or extend condolences, please visit

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