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Veronica (Papucic) Elkowitz

July 9, 1945 ~ February 21, 2019 (age 73)

Veronica (Papucic) Elkowitz, age 73 of Clairton, passed away on Thursday, February 21, 2019 in Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh.  Born July 9, 1945 in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Michael "Mate’" and Katherine (Runatz) Papucic.  Veronica worked as an EKG Tech for McKeesport Hospital, and was a member of the Whitehall Church of Christ in Whitehall, the C.F.U Lodge #248, and a former Tamburitzan.  She is survived by her husband, Joseph Elkowitz; her children Michael (Darlene) Mursch of West Mifflin, Jamie (Sarah) Elkowitz of Jefferson Hills, and Shaun (Jessica Bartko) Elkowitz of Clairton; her grandchildren, Marissa Mursch, Holly, Ally, and Essy Elkowitz, Krista Hajiyev, and Allyn Fenwick; her great-grandchildren Marley Graham, Jayla and Aydin Hajiyev, Maylanna and A.J. Fenwick; and her niece Michelle Tevis.  Besides her parents, Veronica was preceded in death by her sister Ann Martin and brother Michael Papucic.  Friends will be received at the A.J. Bekavac Funeral Home, Clairton, on Sunday, February 24, 2019 from 2 to 4 PM and 6 to 8 PM. A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, February 25, 2019 at 11 AM at the Whitehall Church of Christ officiated by Preacher Jeffrey Dillinger.  Burial to follow at Jefferson Memorial Park, Pleasant Hills.

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