Sophia Mucha Krill, 93, recently of Katy, TX, formerly of Belle Vernon, PA, fell asleep in the Lord on February 6, 2022. Born December 26, 1928, in Alicia, PA she was the daughter of the late Charles and Sophia Hudivok Mucha.
Sophia graduated from the former Masontown High School, earned a Home Economics degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a Master’s Equivalent from Penn State University. She began her education profession as a Home Economics teacher in Gettysburg and continued teaching in McKeesport and Rostraver before completing her remaining 26 years of teaching at Frazier School District, retiring in 1991. She was a member of Holy Resurrection Eastern Orthodox Church, Belle Vernon and treasurer of St. Barbara’s Altar Guild for 25 years, member of the church choir and actively involved in all church activities.
She is survived by her two daughters & sons in law Nancy (Krill) & S. Alan Pcsolyar of Newtown Square, Kathy (Krill) & Nouhad Bassila of Katy, TX, two sons & daughter in law Timothy & Laurice (Haddad) Krill of Sugarland, TX, Richard Krill of Spring, TX; eight grandchildren Joseph & Jordan Krill, Timothy & Jenine Krill, Michael & Emily Krill, Nika (Pcsolyar) & John Bitsko, Joshua & Emma (Solak) Pcsolyar, Daniel Pcsolyar, Michael & Victoria (Christensen) Bassila and John Bassila and five great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband Joseph Krill to whom she married July 26 1953, sisters Mary Mucha Stretton, Julia “Jaye” Mucha Minchik, Helen Mucha Wallace, Margaret Mucha Glagola, Anna Mucha Patrick, and brother Lt. Col. Daniel Mucha.
Visitation will be held Thursday from 2-4 & 6-8 PM at the Parzynski Funeral Home & Cremations LLC, Family Owned and Operated, 626 Broad Avenue, Belle Vernon 724-929-6183. Parastas service will be Thursday at 7:30 PM in the funeral home. Relatives and Friends will gather directly at Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church for funeral services at 10 AM on Friday with the Very Rev. Stephan Gresh officiating. Interment will take place in Belle Vernon Cemetery. The family request that memorial donations be made in memory of Sophia to Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church.