Christina Martha Wahala

Christina Martha (Kislak) Wahala, 102, of Cabot, formerly of Waterman, died Wednesday, July 29, 2020, at Concordia, Cabot, where she resided for 7ᄑ years.

She was the daughter of the late Paul and Mary (Burik) Kislak Sr. and was born Jan. 3, 1918, in Unity, PA. 

Christina was a member of Our Lady of the Assumption Parish and the Altar Rosary Society. She was married to Joseph Wahala for 67 years before his death in 2006.

She is survived by her two children, Ronald J. Wahala and his wife Nancy, Woodbridge, Va.; and Christine (Wahala) Heinz and her husband Jerome, Butler; five grandchildren, Heather and husband Ed Roberts; Wendy and husband Neal Richards; Michelle and husband Michael Carnicelli; Melinda and husband Geoff Ring; and John Wahala and wife Louisa; 11 great-grandchildren, Abigail, Ava, Anna, Amelia, and Ronald Richards; Elisabeth, Katherine and Daniel Ring; Mary and Esther Wahala; and Grace Carnicelli; and her sister, Elizabeth (Betty) Rellick, Homer City.

In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by her three brothers, Paul, Peter and John; and her three sisters, Mary, Anna and Veronica. 

Due to the current situation, there will be no visitation. A funeral Mass will be held on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady of the Assumption Parish, Lucernemines site. Interment will follow in the St. Louis Cemetery, Lucernemines. Due to the current pandemic, we are asking family and friends to please wear a mask.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Concordia, 134 Marwood Road, Cabot, PA 16023.