POPLINSKY-HRBAL - Josephine (Safko), 97; of Johnstown, passed away on September 10, 2021 at home. Born June 2, 1924 in Johnstown, daughter of John and Severina (Virostek) Safko. Preceded in death by parents; husbands, Francis Hrbal and Stephen Poplinsky; son, Francis Hrbal; sisters, Cecilia Safko, Helen Safko and Anna Skasko; and brothers, Frank and John Safko. Survived by loving daughter, Patricia Sladki of Johnstown; grandchildren, Breann Sladki and fiancée Brian Griffin, Michael Hrbal and David Hrbal; and great grandson, Carter Sladki; and numerous great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Also survived by stepsons, Richard (Connie) and Edward (Sally); sisters-in-law, Marilyn Safko and Audrey Hrbal. Retired employee for Bethlehem Steel Corp. An avid catholic and member of St. Patrick Catholic Church. She was loving and caring and always put others first. She enjoyed Polka dancing. Friends and family are asked to attend funeral Mass at St. Benedict Catholic Church in Geistown on Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. the Rev. David S. Peles. Committal to follow at St. Francis Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to Interim Hospice in memory of Josephine. Condolences may be sent at fgozogfuneralhome.com.
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