Of Sewickley, passed peacefully on Monday, January 13, 2020. Beloved wife of the late Mario P. Melucci, Esq.; devoted mother of Kathleen C. Melucci, Christina M. Melucci and Michele M. Sundstrom (Thomas); loving grandmother of Margaret Caballero, Elinor “Nora” Caballero, William Caballero and Ella Sundstrom; dear sister of Francis Fischer (Yoni), Richard Fischer (Virginia) and Evelyn Pollock (Robert); sister in law of Joanne Melucci (the late Nicholas), Richard Flati (the late Mary Ann) and the late Josephine Liguori (the late Alfonso). Also survived by her many loving nieces and nephews. Kathy graduated high school from Our Lady of Mercy Academy and earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Dunbarton College of the Holy Cross, in Washington, D.C. While in school Kathy enjoyed playing the piano and singing in the Octet, a vocal group that performed at events and embassies in Washington, D.C. She was an elementary school teacher for Pittsburgh Public Schools then managed her husband’s law practice. She was pure love, endlessly gentle, compassionate, kind, and giving. She was also wise, knowing, bright and creative. Kathy created a warm home where she loved cooking and entertaining for her family and friends. She shared her love of classical music with her husband, children, and grandchildren. Her four grandchildren provided the greatest joy in her life. May her memory be a blessing. The family will receive friends at Laughlin Cremation and Funeral Tributes, 222 Washington Road, Mt. Lebanon, on Thursday January 16, 2020 from 5:00 until 8:00 pm. Funeral Mass in St. James Catholic Church, 200 Walnut Street, Sewickley, PA 15143 on Friday morning at 10:00 am (EVERYONE PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH). Interment will follow in Queen of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution to The Passionist Nuns, 2715 Churchview Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15227.
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