Mildred (Katilavas) Striner

July 23, 1929 ~ November 8, 2020 (age 91)


Mildred Striner, 91, of Murrysville, died Sunday, November 8, 2020. She was born July 23, 1929, a daughter of Frank and Barbara Katilavas. Mildred was raised in Springdale and graduated from Springdale High School.  She worked as a switchboard operator and then as a secretary.  She was an active member of Poke Run Presbyterian Church, serving as a deacon for many years.  She was a dedicated homemaker who enjoyed cooking for her family and planning outings with them.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother Edward, an infant son Warren, and her husband John.  Surviving are four loving daughters, Janice (Dennis) Harman, of Wernersville, Joyce (James) Colton, of Trafford, Valerie (Ty) Russell, of Boise, Idaho, and Lois (Daniel) Poirier, of Negaunee, Michigan; dear grandchildren Geoffrey, Amberly, Bradley, Sarah, Laura, Dale, and Scott; and great-grandchildren Kaylee, Dominic, Malia, Prudence, Verity, Marley, and Delaney. A private memorial service will be held at a future date. Arrangements entrusted to the Wolfe-von Geis Funeral Home, Inc., Export. To offer online condolences please visit

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