Ethel M. AlbackerJanuary 11, 2018
Age 96 of Shaler Twp., on Jan. 11, 2018.
Beloved wife of the late Frank J. Albacker.
Mother of Cynthia (Joseph) Pulgini and Frances (Ronald) Casertano.
Grandmother of Melisa Pulgini (Scott) Tennant, Vaughn (Heather) Pulgini, Ronald Casertano Jr., Elizabeth Casertano, and Frank Casertano.
Great grandmother of Harper Tennant, Riley Tennant, Joseph Pulgini, Lorenzo Pulgini, and Dominic Pulgini.
Daughter of the late Robert J. Orlow and Loretta Haber Orlow.
Sister of Evelyn (John) Sharbaugh and the late Dorothy (Lawrence) Merz, Anna Marie (William) Reed, and Robert J. (Esther) Orlow Jr.
Previously employed at Orlow Real Estate, Bloomfield, and the Catholic Youth Association (Stephen Foster Center), Lawrenceville.
Ethel and Frank were married for 65 years. She grew up in Bloomfield before moving to Shaler Twp. in 2001. Ethel was a member of St. Bonaventure Parish. She was an avid reader, who later spent leisure hours listening to books on tape. Ethel was an excellent writer, cook, and enjoyed playing cards. When younger, she enjoyed bike riding to McKeesport to visit relatives and also enjoyed playing the violin and spending summers at the family cottage on Twelve Mile Island. Ethel maintained an awesome sense of humor. She was a 1938 graduate of Divine Providence Academy and a life member of the Bloomfield Liedertafel. Ethel will be remembered as a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.
Visitation Friday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Neely Funeral Home, 2208 Mt. Royal Blvd., Glenshaw.
Mass of Christian Burial Sat. 10:00 a.m. at St. Bonaventure Church.