MINERAL POINT — ROBERTSON– Sophie Jean (Pileski), 77, Mineral Point, passed away Aug. 22, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born June 23, 1936, in Cairnbrook, daughter of the late Eugene and Anna (Bednar) Pileski. Preceded in death by husband, Ronald “Robbie” Robertson, who was her best friend and soulmate; brothers, Felix and Edward Pileski; and sisters, Elizabeth Marsh, Cecelia Wagner, Agnes Patrick, Josephine Simasek, Helen Rose and Stella Smolko. Survived by children, Sandra (Tim) Jansure; Rhonda (Mark) Topor; Wendy (Roy) Shroyer; Ronald Robertson Jr.; Laurie (Kevin) Webb; and Rebecca (Tim) D’Amico; grandchildren, T.J. (Christy), Craig (fiancee, Erin), Eric Jansure, Megan (Casey) Smith, Lauren Topor, Heather and Lindsey Cameron, Sarah and Brooke Webb and Jack and Rick D’Amico; great-grandchildren, Faith Ann and Noah Smith and Trevor Alan Lee. Also survived by brother, Joseph Pileski; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Member of St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Mundys Corner, where she sang in the choir and worked in the church kitchen. She also worked as a cook at the former Blarney Stone Restaurant and at the bakery at Vinco Market. Sophie raised birds from finches to parrots. She loved sewing, cooking, canning and baking, camping, casino trips and playing the slot machines. She also enjoyed crafting and bird watching with her late husband. Sophie also loved her grandchildren and great- grandchildren and will also miss her nieces, Choochie and Eilene. At Sophie’s prior request, there will be no viewing. Friends are welcome to attend a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Monday at St. John Vianney Church , the Very Rev. Andrew C. Stanko, VF, celebrant. Committal, Holy Name Cemetery, Ebensburg. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. John Vianney Church. Arrangements by the Askew-Houser Funeral Homes, Inc., Nanty Glo.
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