Emma J. Barco

Strifflers Family Funeral Homes

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | October 30, 2020

Emma J. Barco, age 77 of McKeesport died on October 28, 2020. She was born in McKeesport on August 27,1943 and is the daughter of the late Joseph and Grace Costa Vicetic, and the wife of Paul R. “Chip” Barco.

She loved spending time with her husband and camping in their trailer at Pymatuning Lake.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by brother; Joseph (Dorothy) Vicetic of North Huntingdon, sister-in-law Kathleen Barco of North Versailles, niece; Gloria (Ted) Sowko of North Huntingdon. great nieces; Amanda and Katelyn Sowko. A family gathering will take place at Strifflers of White Oak Cremation and Mortuary Services, 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, supervisor, 412-678-6177) on Friday, October 30, 2020, from 10:00 am until Noon when a blessing will take place at the funeral home. Burial will follow. To share a memory or condolence, visit

Originally published October 30, 2020.

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