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Rose Uram Lazorchak

February 5, 1922 — April 2, 2021

Rose Lazorchak age 99 of McMurray, formerly of Canonsburg passed away peacefully Friday April 2, 2021 at St. Clair Health, Mt. Lebanon Twp. with her devoted daughter Shirley by her side. She was born February 5, 1922 in Manifold a daughter of the late Harry and Mary Kecs Uram. Mrs. Lazorchak lived most of her life in Canonsburg prior to moving to Peters Twp. with her daughter in 2013. She was a graduate of Canonsburg High School class of 1941 and a lifelong member of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church. Although she was primarily a homemaker, prior to her marriage Rose had been employed at the Washington County Courthouse and the former RCA plant in Canonsburg.  She faithfully read her Orthodox prayer book, loved crocheting, enjoyed cooking, sewing and playing with the family schnauzers. She had been a member of the Russian Brotherhood Organization. On June 24, 1951 she married William Lazorchak Sr. who passed away April 10, 2000. Left behind to cherish her memory is her beloved daughter and caretaker Shirley A. Lazorchak, Ph.D., with whom she made her home, and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Lazorchak was the last of her immediate family. Deceased in addition to her husband and parents is her son William M. “Chip” Lazorchak who passed away May 12, 2009, sisters Anne Uram Kongelka and Mary Uram Kirr, and brothers Harry, George, Nicholas and Frank Uram.

Friends and family are welcome from 3-8 pm Wednesday, April 7, 2021 in Salandra Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. Joseph P. Salandra LFD owner/supervisor 304 West Pike Street Canonsburg 724-745-8120. Funeral services will be held at 10am Thursday April 8, 2021 in St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church, Boone Avenue Canonsburg, with Father John Joseph Kotalik officiating. Those attending please meet at the church. Interment will follow in Oak Spring Cemetery. Parastas services will take place at 5pm Wednesday in the funeral home. Due to COVID-19, masks are still being required in the funeral home and church. To view or extend condolences please visit

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