Violet Faye Terlinski, 81, formerly of New Kensington, passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at Rosebrook Assisted Living in Sarver. Violet was born April 11, 1937, daughter of G. Albin and Emily Elizabeth (Bettis) Dick, in Waugh Chapel MD. Raised in Maryland, she graduated from Glen Burnie High School. She lived a rich and loving life as a wonderful wife, mother, daughter, sister, aunt and friend. Violet loved music and dancing. She was a member of the Elks Ladies Auxiliary and Hillcrest Couples Bowling League. Violet loved nature, the outdoors and her dogs. She was preceded in death by her husband Donald L. Terlinski of Arnold in 2001; her parents; her in-laws, Robert and Hanora Terlinski; brother-in-law Bob Terlinski; brother Mike Dick of Keyser, WV; brothers Lyle and Roy Dick; sisters Alma Collins and Ginny Arnold; brothers-in-law, Charles Collins and Bud Arnold; sisters-in-law, Anne and Lois Dick and three nephews, all of Maryland. Survivors include daughters Judi (John) Pallone of Sarver and Kim Little of Highland, CA; sons, David (Joan) Wharran of East Deer and Jeff (Michele) Wharran of Bellefonte; grandchildren, Ryan Christopher (Korakot Panatisa) of NY, NY; Juliana and Jack Pallone of Sarver; Jennifer (Mike) Phinney of Fredericksburg, VA; Johanna Wharran of East Deer; Emilee Little of Denver CO; great grandchildren Aiden and Athena; brother, Greg Dick of Greensboro, MD; sisters-in-law Joan Dick of Severna Park, MD; Thelma Dick of Keyser, WV; Barbara Terlinski of Plum and many nieces and nephews. The family expresses their thanks for the wonderful care given by the staff of Rosebrook Assisted Living in Sarver and Monarch Hospice of Lower Burrell. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Animal Protectors of Allegheny Valley, 533 Linden Avenue, New Kensington, PA 15068 or the Alzheimer Association of Pittsburgh, 1100 Liberty Avenue, Suite 201, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. Burial is private. Professional services entrusted to the FRANK F. GIGLER FUNERAL HOME, Inc., Robert P. Karish, supervisor, 2877 Leechburg Road, Lower Burrell, PA 15068 (724-335-6500)
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Alzheimer Association of Pittsburgh
1100 Liberty Avenue, Suite 201, Pittsburgh PA 15222
Animal Protectors of Allegheny Valley
533 Linden Avenue, New Kensington PA 15068