Theresa L. (Stachowiak) Zylinski
Age 90, of Natrona, passed away Thursday, December 24, 2020 at Platinum Ridge Center, Brackenridge. She was born on November 18, 1930 in Natrona and was the daughter of Roman "Ray Stack" and Henrietta (Falenski) Stachowiak. Theresa was a lifelong resident of Natrona. She was a graduate of Har-Brack High School Class of 1948 and graduated from Allegheny Valley Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1951. She worked as a Registered Nurse for Allegheny Valley Hospital, Natrona Heights, American Window Glass, Arnold and also was a home health care Registered Nurse. She was a member of Guardian Angels Parish-St. Ladislaus Roman Catholic Church, Natrona. Theresa was a Harrison Township auditor. Theresa loved her family and especially loved spending time with her grandchildren. She enjoyed cooking and was an animal lover, too.
Survivors include her sons, Conrad J. Zylinski of Natrona, John (Michelle) Zylinski of Natrona Heights, Joseph (Ami) Zylinski of Natrona Heights, and Robert E. Zylinski of Natrona; a daughter, Mary Louise Zylinski of San Jose, California; three grandchildren, Julia (Michael) Ottinger of Bethlehem, PA, Joseph (Alyse) Zylinski of Natrona Heights, Zachary Zylinski of Natrona Heights; three great-grandchildren; her brother, Michael Stachowiak of Natrona; her sister, Helen Strzesieski of Brackenridge; and many dear nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years of marriage, Conrad Zylinski, who passed away November 25, 2008, a son, Thomas Zylinski, sisters, Dolores Martin and Rose Marie Graff, and a brother, Dr. Edward Stachowiak, M.D.
Private family visitation and a blessing service will be held Monday, December 28, 2020 at the Paul R. Ajak Funeral Home, Inc., 2 Pine St. Natrona. Entombment will follow in Mount Airy Mausoleum, Natrona Heights.
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