Barbara Ann (Bosnjak) Holup

Born: Fri., Dec. 4, 1925
Died: Thu., Jun. 1, 2017


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Sun., Jun. 04, 2017
Location: Stephen J Sherman Funeral Home

Divine Liturgy

10:00 AM Mon., Jun. 05, 2017
Location: St. Michael's Byzantine Catholic Church

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Barbara Ann (Bosnjak) Holup, 91, of Sharon, passed away on Thursday June 1st, 2017 at Sharon Regional Health System, Sharon, PA.  
Barbara was born on December 4th, 1925 to Peter and Mary T. (Subasic) Bosnjak in McCullough, PA. She attended Penn Township High School. Barbara worked for GATX during World War II, in support of the war effort, as a welder. She also worked for Harvell Industries in Hubbard, OH, for Sacred Heart School as a cook, and for the Brookfield Dairy. On August 3rd, 1946, she married the late Nickolas Holup who passed away May 15th, 2014.
She was a member of St. Michael Byzantine Catholic Church in Hermitage, PA where she was also a member of the Infant Jesus of Prague Guild. Barbara was an avid bowler and golfer and enjoyed golf trips with her husband. She also enjoyed sewing and crocheting for her family.
Barbara is survived by her loving children, daughter, Kathie M. (Stephen J.) Sherman of Hermitage, PA; son, Robert W. (Nellie) Holup of Sharpsville, PA; 3 grandchildren, Amanda (Chris) Cowan, Elizabeth (Chris) Sullivan, Stephen J. (Angelia) Sherman II, great grandson, Alexander Nicholas Sullivan, sister in laws, Helen Sarvas  and Ruth Bosnjak.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Nickolas Holup, sister, Mary E. Turner, 4 brothers, John, Frank, Thomas, and Peter Bosnjak.
Friends may call Sunday, June 4th, 2017, from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the STEPHEN J. SHERMAN Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 2201 Highland Rd. Hermitage, PA.
Panachida prayer service will be offered on Monday, June 5th, 2017 at 9:30 am in the funeral home.
Funeral divine liturgy will be held on Monday, June 5th, 2017, 10:00 am at St. Michael Byzantine Catholic Church Hermitage, PA with Father Kevin Marks, officiating.
Burial will take place in St. Michael Byzantine Catholic Cemetery.
Arrangements entrusted to the STEPHEN J. SHERMAN Funeral Home & Cremation Service.

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Lois (Rust) Simons
   Posted Thu June 01, 2017
Stephen and Kathy so sorry to see the lose of your mom, you have my symphathy and prayers at this time of lose

Elizabeth Shank
   Posted Sat June 03, 2017
Kathy and Stephen... I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your Mother. Loved being neighbors with your family. Your Mom was so sweet always! Thought and prayers are with you.


Peggy Sullivan
   Posted Sun June 04, 2017

DISH GARDEN WITH FRESH FLOWERS was sent by Miller and Peggy Sullivan.

Our deepest condolences on your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. Miller and Peggy Sullivan

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