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Burket-Truby Funeral Home of Oakmont

Rydeski, Colleen Lorraine




Colleen Lorraine Rydeski , 74 passed away on Thursday, January 27, 2022 at her home. Beloved Wife for 55 years of Phillip J. Rydeski. Loving Mother of Phillip Thomas "Tom" (Michelle) Rydeski, James John (Jamie) Rydeski, and Michael Julian Rydeski. Grandmother of James David Rydeski and Jillian Lorraine Rydeski, and also survived by her daughter-in-law Michelle's son, Douglas Frender and his son, Anthony Frender. Dear Sister of Eva (the late Harry) Buterbaugh, Adrian (Joe) Laslo, and the late Ralph (surviving spouse, Marcie) Churchel, Blanche (the late Jay) Roote, Carol (the late Joe) Float, John (surviving spouse, Bonnie) Churchel, and Robert (surviving spouse, Sheila) Churchel. A current member of Holiday Park United Methodist Church, and a former member of Rosedale United Methodist Church, where she was very active, serving as a Sunday School Teacher and a member of the choir. She chaperoned many band trips as a former Plum High School Band Booster, where she also served as a past Booster President. She was a graduate of Penn Hills High School, class of 1966. She was later employed at Plum Borough School District as a PA Special Education Paraeducator, working with special needs children for 10 years until retirement. Previously, Colleen was a certified travel agent and enjoyed traveling with her husband to many places, including Hawaii, Brazil, Bahamas and Europe. Colleen loved Broadway musicals and took several trips to see musicals in New York City. Friends and relatives will be received on Monday, January 31, 2022 from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at the BURKET-TRUBY FUNERAL HOME CREMATION & ALTERNATIVE SERVICES INC. 421 Allegheny Ave. Oakmont. Please wear a mask inside the funeral home. A funeral service will be held at the Plum Borough Holiday Park United Methodist Church, 81 Sandune Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15239 on Tuesday, February 1, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow in Plum Creek Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in her name to the Wounded Warrior Project, 600 River Ave Suite 400, Pittsburgh, PA 15212.