Elizabeth "Libby" (Boyko) Brownlee

April 2, 1924 ~ October 21, 2018 (age 94)


Elizabeth Boyko Brownlee

“ Member of St. Hilary Parish”

Elizabeth Boyko “Libby” Brownlee, 94, of Washington passed away peacefully on Sunday October 21, 2018 following a brief illness.

Her faith and devotion to her church and family brought her happiness throughout her life.

She was born April 2, 1924 in Washington a daughter of Paul and Mary Dziechciasz Boyko.

“Libby” as she was affectionately known by her many friends, was a lifelong member of St. Hilary Roman Catholic Church in Washington where she was an active member of the Christian Mothers and volunteered for various church functions.

On February 6, 1949 in St. Hilary Roman Catholic Church, she married Jack E. Brownlee who preceded her in death on January 27, 1999.

Surviving are her son Joseph (Patti) Brownlee and a daughter Susan Jennings both of Washington, and her grandchildren Lori (Joe) Miles and Melissa (Mike) Mazurkiewicz, Christina (Jeff) Cavrak, and Rebecca and Nicholas Jennings.  Also surviving are her great grandchildren Madison Meissonier, Colton Cavrak, Jack and Elise Miles and Mason, Maddox and Maverick Mazurkiewicz and several nieces and nephews.  Also surviving are two sisters in law Nancy (Rich) McCann and Betty Brownlee.

In addition to her husband she was preceded in death by two sisters Amelia Wymer and Helen Bradford and four brothers Paul, Joseph, John and Stanley Boyko.

Friends will be received from 3- 8 p.m. Thursday in Dale D. DeAngelo Funeral Home at 1290 Jefferson Ave. in Washington.  Departing Prayers will be held in the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Friday followed by a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Friday October 26, 2018 in St. Hilary Roman Catholic Church in Washington.  Interment will follow in The Washington Cemetery.

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October 25, 2018

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Dale D. DeAngelo Funeral Home
1290 Jefferson Ave.
Washington, PA 15301

Prayer Service
October 26, 2018

9:30 AM
Dale D. DeAngelo Funeral Home
1290 Jefferson Ave.
Washington, PA 15301

Mass of Christian Burial
October 26, 2018

10:00 AM
St. Hilary Roman Catholic Church
320 Henderson Ave.
Washington, PA 15301

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