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February 17, 1921 ~ June 6, 2023 (age 102) 102 Years Old
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Rose Martinchek, age 102, of Newport News, VA, formerly of Monaca, passed away on June 6, 2023, in Mary Immaculate Hospital, Newport News, VA. Born on February 17, 1921 in Aliquippa, PA, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Stella (Cika) Dabrozalovich. She was a former member of Redeemer Trinity Lutheran Church in Monaca and a current member of St. Mark Lutheran Church in Yorktown, VA. She enjoyed arts and crafts, including knitting, crocheting and Christmas tree ornaments. She was the wife of the late John Martinchek; mother of Lynne (Thomas) Auth of Newport News, VA; grandmother of T.J. (Diane) Auth, Matthew (Jennifer) Auth, and Stephen (Lauren) Auth; aunt of Paul Martinchek and his son Justin of Pittsburgh and late Jean Martincheck (both of whom she raised); and sister of the late John Dabb, late Michael Dabb, late Ann Zarnich and late Dorothy Vucenich. She is also survived by nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 15, 2023, from 10:30 until the time of service at 11:00 a.m., at Redeemer Trinity Lutheran Church, Monaca, with Pastor Angela Smith, officiating. Entombment will follow in Mt. Olivet Cemetery Mausoleum, Aliquippa. Arrangements entrusted to the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, DUQUESNE, PA, 412-466-3300.