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Elizabeth Terese Andrusisian

August 31, 2021

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Elizabeth T. Andrusisian, 92, formerly of Minersville, passed away Tuesday, August 31st, at Providence Place Senior Living of Pottsville. Elizabeth was born in Minersville, on May 27, 1929, a daughter of the late Romilda (D'Allago) and Emilio Rizzi. She was the widow of Stephen Andrusisian who died, February 20, 2005. She was a member of St. Michael The Archangel Church of the Holy Family Parish, Minersville and of the former Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Minersville, where she was an active member of the choir. She was a graduate of Minersville High School Class of 1947. Elizabeth was employed as a seamstress in the local garment industry until retirement. She enjoyed baking. She made many cookies and chocolate Easter eggs at Christmas. In addition to her parents and her husband, Stephen , she was preceded in death by Brothers; Joseph, Francis, and John Rizzi. Sisters; Amelia Koscil, Marie Stefanko, and Dorothy Foran. Elizabeth is survived by a son, Stephen, husband of Kathleen Andrusisian, two daughters, Cynthia, wife of Igor Zak, and Beth, wife of Bruce Barger. Elizabeth is also survived by a sister, Catherine Bulino and a brother, Emil Rizzi. She is also survived by 10 grandchildren All are respectfully invited to attend a Visitation on Wednesday 8:00 to 9:30 am at the Mahal-Ritzel Funeral Home Inc. in Minersville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 am at Saint Michael the Archangel Church of the Holy Family Parish, Minersville. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Fairfield Carmelites https://donorbox.org/carmelites or 507 Water St. Fairfield Pa. 17320. Interment at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery Annville, PA. Mahal-Ritzel Funeral Home Inc., Minersville entrusted with the arrangements.

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