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Karen "Sue" Polacek

February 22, 1955 ~ May 26, 2022 (age 67)

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Obituary

Of North Braddock, age 67, passed away suddenly on Thursday, May 26, 2022. Born in 1955 on February 22, to the late Grover “Pete” Rutter and surviving Mary Ellen Rutter. She was the only girl of seven siblings and was surrounded by all their love. She was a nurturing caregiver who loved children and animals. She was always eager to babysit and spoil all the little ones in her life.

Sue was preceded in death by her father, Grover “Pete” Rutter, her son Christopher Polacek, father-in-law George (Mary) Polacek, her brother in laws William (surviving spouse Adrian) Polacek, and Eugene (surviving spouse Victoria) Polacek.

Wife of James Polacek for 44 years. She is survived by her mother, Mary Ellen Rutter. Mother of Rusty Polacek. Sibling of Ronald (Agnes) Rutter, Donald (Darlene) Rutter, Harold Rutter, Gerald (Sue) Rutter, James Rutter, Gary (Holly) Rutter, Jeffrey Rutter and her brother-in-law, Ronald (Maureen) Polacek. She was the proud grandmother to Skylar, Ashley, and Hayden.

Sue is also survived by many cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Friends welcome Wednesday 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at the Patrick T. Lanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 700 Linden Avenue at Cable Avenue, East Pittsburgh 15112, (412-824-8800) where a Funeral Service will be held on Thursday 11:00 a.m.

Sue will be laid to rest at Monongahela Cemetery.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
June 1, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Patrick T. Lanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc.
700 Linden Ave.
East Pittsburgh, PA 15112

Visitation
Wednesday
June 1, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Patrick T. Lanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc.
700 Linden Ave.
East Pittsburgh, PA 15112

Funeral Service
Thursday
June 2, 2022

11:00 AM
Patrick T. Lanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc.
700 Linden Ave.
East Pittsburgh, PA 15112

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