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Catherine Slezak

September 25, 1938 — August 17, 2020

Catherine (Cathy) Robosky Slezak, 81, of Greensburg died after a long battle of Alzheimer’s on August 17th, 2020 at Weatherwood Manor in Greensburg. She has been a resident there for one year. Prior to this she resided in the same house for 50 years in Greensburg with her beloved husband Bill which he built for them.   She was born September 25th, 1938, at home in Forbes Road, PA, a daughter of the late Andrew Robosky and Mary Robosky (Lishego).  Cathy was Catholic by faith.  She was a graduate of Greensburg Salem High School.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband William (Bill) Slezak Sr.; three brothers, Walter Robosky, Jimmy Robosky, Billy Robosky and a sister Rosemary.   Surviving are her 3 children, daughters Cathy Hampton (Jim), Jackie Heisler (Chad), and Son Todd Slezak (Megan). Stepdaughter Tammy Ludt (Slezak) and Stepson Billy Slezak; 7 grandchildren, Lance Slezak, Chloe Slezak, Keira Slezak, Alex Hampton, Lanie Hampton, Peyton Heisler, Brock Heisler and three step grandchildren Billy Slezak Jr., Ryan Slezak and Nicole Cross.  Her surviving 7 other siblings are Tom Robosky, Andrew Robosky, Steven Robosky, Dorothy Kovacik, Maryann Sprout, Michael Robosky and Bob Robosky.   Along with many cousins, nieces, and nephews which she also adored!  Prior to having children, she worked at Westinghouse from 1956-1971.  She then became a stay at home mom for the next 14 years until she opened a pizza shop in Derry, PA for 11 years until retirement.   She enjoyed spending time with all her siblings, children and especially her grandchildren.  She loved listening to oldies, watching the birds outside her kitchen window,  enjoying fresh flowers/plants in her home, dancing and bargain shopping.  She will be remembered for her positive energy, feistiness, and the selflessness she showed toward others.  She welcomed everyone into her home!  Her smile will greatly be missed by all!   Cathy was a 39 year cancer survivor.  Family and friends will be received from 4 to 7 pm on Thursday August 20, 2020, at Kepple-Graft Funeral Home, 524 North Main Street, Greensburg.   Everyone is asked to wear a mask and social distance.  Cathy’s funeral service will be private.  For online condolences, please visit

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Thursday, August 20, 2020

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Kepple Graft Funeral Home

524 N Main St, Greensburg, PA 15601

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