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Arlene C. (Makinak) Bibza

October 29, 1941 ~ September 26, 2020 (age 78)

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Arlene Bibza, 78, of Lower Burrell, passed away peacefully on Saturday September 26, 2020.  She was a daughter of the late Andrew and Anna (Ludrosbsky) Makinak.  Arlene worked as a caretaker for 13 years at Passavant Memorial Homes.  She loved animals, especially dogs and cats, was a good Slovak cook, but mostly enjoyed her time with her friends and family.  She was a faithful parishioner of St. Margaret Mary Church.  She is survived by her children, Scott Bibza, of Lower Burrell; Kevin (Dorothy) Bibza, of Lower Burrell; Anne (Michael) Neville, of Lower Burrell; and Michael Bibza, of Lower Burrell; grandchildren Alec & Kate Bibza, Colin Bibza-Morrow, Ryan Neville, Allee Kuhns, and Samantha Bibza; brothers John Miller, of North Carolina, Harry (Judy) Makinak, of Springdale, and sister Ann (Robert) Kastl, of North Carolina.  She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers Joseph and Andrew Miller.  Family and friends will be received on Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at the Frank F. Gigler Funeral Home, Inc., Robert P. Karish, Supervisor, 2877 Leechburg Road, PA  15068 724-335-6500.  Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday in St. Margaret Mary Church, 3055 Leechburg Road, Lower Burrell, PA  15068 EVERYONE PLEASE MEET AT THE CHURCH.  Interment will follow in Greenwood Memorial Park.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Margaret Mary Church.  We are adhering to the CDC guidelines, and masks are required.  Messages of condolence are welcome at

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September 29, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Frank F. Gigler Funeral Home
2877 Leechburg Road
Lower Burrell, PA 15068

Mass of Christian Burial
September 30, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church
3055 Leechburg Road
Lower Burrell, PA 15068


St. Margaret Mary Church
3055 Leechburg Road, Lower Burrell PA 15068

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