YOUNGSTOWN - A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Sorrows, St. Matthias Church, with the Rev. John M. Jerek officiating, for Olga "GG" Krupa, 89, who passed away Wednesday evening at Caprice Health Care Center.
Olga was born July 13, 1928, in Youngstown, a daughter of the late Joseph and Anna (Mrava) Hudak.
Olga graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in 1946. She worked at Youngstown State University, as the night manager at the bookstore, for 23 years, retiring in 1991.
She was a member of St. Matthias Infant Jesus of Prague Guild and also served as a Eucharistic Minister. Olga was a member of PERI, YSURA, and YSU Ladies Retirees. She bowled with the Ladies Variety and also 500 bowling club. She was a member of the Quilters Club at the church. Her greatest joy in life were her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She also loved baking and cooking.
Her husband, Steven J. Krupa, whom she married Sept. 7, 1946, passed away Nov. 21, 2013.
Olga is survived by her daughter, Joan (Jack) Gocala of Poland; two brothers, Joseph (Margaret) Hudak of Youngstown and Robert Hudak of Boardman; a sister, Agnes (Robert) Caven of Florida; two grandchildren, Dr. Mary Joanna (Jeffrey Schaedle) McIntyre and John (Kristin) Gocala Jr.; four great-grandchildren, Aiden and Jacqueline McIntyre, and Isabelle and Jack Gocala; and several nieces and nephews.
Olga was also preceded in death by her son, Steven Krupa and a sister, Mary Bond.
Family and friends may call Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes, Poland Chapel and on Monday from 9 to 9:45 a.m. at the church.
Olga's family would like to thank the Fresenius Dialysis, the physicians from The Kidney Group and Dr. John A. Marakas for all of the loving care.
APR 8. 03:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes Poland Chapel
2726 Center Rd. Route 224
Poland, OH, US
APR 9. 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM
St. Matthias Church
Mass of Christian Burial
APR 9. 10:00 AM
St. Matthias Church