Mary Frances Artman

Strifflers Family Funeral Homes

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | January 25, 2022

Mary Frances Artman, age 79, of West Mifflin, died on Tuesday, January 25, 2022.  She was born in McKeesport on August 14, 1942 and was the daughter of the late Vincent E. and Margaret Babyak Drnach.

Mary was employed at The Hello Shop in Century III Mall for several years.  She was also very active in working and helping at the voting polls for every election.  She enjoyed cooking, reading, crafting, and loved spending time with her family and grandchildren. She was extremely proud of her Slovenian heritage and was a member of Holy Angels Parish.

She is survived by her loving husband of 58 years, Howard J. Artman; daughter, Carol Jean (Timothy) Swoope of Peters Twp.; son, Timothy (Suzann) Artman of Peters Twp.; sister, Virginia (Loren) DeRoss of Jefferson Hills; grandchildren, Nicole (Zach) Cameron; Corinne and Timothy Swoope; Sydney and Cameron Artman; great grandchildren, Blake, Kennedy; Miles Cameron; and many loving nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will gather on Thursday, January 27, 2022 from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at Strifflers of Dravosburg/West Mifflin, 740 Pittsburgh-McKeesport Blvd., Dravosburg, PA 15034 (412-678-6192). Everyone will be meeting at the Blessed Trinity Parish, Holy Angels Church, 408 Baldwin Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15207, on Friday, January 28, 2022 at Noon for a Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will follow.

Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be sent to the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Development Office, UPMC Cancer Pavilion, Suite 1B, 5150 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232.

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Originally published January 25, 2022.

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