LaVerne J. Kozar

LaVerne J. Kozar, 84, of Pittsburgh, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Friday, June 30, 2017.

Born May 12, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Kathryn (Wasson) and Albert Dryer Jr.

LaVerne is survived by her children, Ed Kozar, of Mt. Lebanon and Susie Cannon and her husband, Joe, of Reedsville; as well as nieces, nephews and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Kozar; infant daughter, Krissie Kozar; and sisters, Dawn Bonevac and Judy Stewart.

She was a medical secretary before retiring. She loved reading, gardening and being with her family.

Services were private, as per her wishes. They were held Monday, July 3, 2017, in Pittsburgh.

Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home, Pleasant Hills, was in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, 1 N. Linden St., Duquesne, PA 15110.

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