Jeannine Oleksak, 83, of Warren, Pa. died Monday, September 10, 2012 at 12:55 p.m. at the John and Orpha Blair Hospice Home after an extended illness. She was born October 14, 1928 in Oil City, Pa. to the late Edward and Elizabeth Sanner McGraw. She was a resident of Warren for the past 65 years and was a 1946 graduate of St. Joseph High School of Oil City, Pa. Jeannine was employed as a clerk at New Process Company, former Betty Lee Dress Shop and Levinson Brothers Department Store; she retired after 10 years employment at the Bon Ton Dept. Store.
She was a member of St. Joseph R.C. Church. Jeannine always put her family first, where it was the center of her life, she especially loved her grandchildren. She loved watching old movies.
She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Anthony "Tony" J. Oleksak whom she married October 22, 1955 in Oil City, Pa., 2 Daughters Ann Oleksak Vizza and husband, Louie, Margaret Oleksak Lodowski and husband, Rick all of Warren, Pa., 1 Sister Carol Rudisille of Lancaster, Oh., 1 Sisterinlaw, Mary Catherine McGraw of Meadville, Pa., 3 Grandchildren Mollie (Adam) VanOre, Peter Vizza, Ricky Lodowski all of Warren, Pa., several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 2 Sisters Mary Margaret O'Neil and her husband, Howard, Theresa Ann McIntyre and husband, Richard "Mac", 1 Brotherinlaw, Daniel Rudisille, 3 Brothers Jack McGraw and wife, Rita, Francis McGraw and infant brother Jimmy Lee McGraw.
Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, Pa. on Wednesday, September 12, 2012 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. where a vigil service will be conducted at 3:45 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted Thursday, September 13, 2012 at St. Joseph R.C. Church, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue West, Warren, Pa. at 10:00 a.m. with Fr. Richard J. Toohey, Pastor, officiating. Interment will be in St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Hospice of Warren County, designated specifically for the John and Orpha Blair Hospice Home, 2 Crescent Park, Warren, Pa. 16365 or Shriners Hospitals for Children, 1645 W. 8th Street, Erie, Pa. 16505. Email condolences are being accepted by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc. com.