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Pauline K. "Pica" (Mitnik) Korotko

December 10, 1945 ~ February 7, 2024 (age 78) 78 Years Old
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Pauline K. "Pica" Korotko Obituary

Of North Braddock, age 78, died on Wednesday, February 7, 2024.

Pauline was the beloved wife of the late Joseph Korotko for 52 years.

She was the treasured mother of Joseph J. (Jennifer) Korotko of North Versailles and Steven (Carolyn) Korotko of Trafford.

Pauline was the treasured grandmother of T.J., Danielle, Haley, Zachary, Jospeh C., Ashley Korotko and the late Katelyn Korotko.

Pauline is also survived by her brother, Albert Mitnik of Monroeville and her sister, Mary (Jim) Sljva of North Braddock.

She was preceded in death by her brothers, Andrew (late Millie) Mitnik, George (surviving spouse Inga) Mitnik, Anna Mitnik, Michael Mitnik, Robert (late Barbara) Mitnik and her infant siblings, Florence and Albert Mitnik.

Pauline is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

Pauline was a retired employee with 27 years of service in the Medical Records Department of the former Braddock Hospital. When her boys were growing up, she volunteered with the Braddock-North Braddock Little League where she was known as the “Icy Ball Lady” for preparing, making and selling snow cones during the home games. Pauline also volunteered with the Cub Scouts as a den mother, often having meetings in her home. For many years, she served her parish of Good Shepherd in Braddock as a Eucharistic Minister. Pauline also volunteered as a member the Ladies Auxiliary of the North Braddock Volunteer Fire Department. Her favorite pastime was visiting the casino, especially when aboard the Good Shepherd bus.

Friends are welcome on Saturday from 2-8pm and Sunday from 1-4 pm at  Patrick T. Lanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 700 Linden Avenue at Cable Avenue, East Pittsburgh (412-824-8800).

Mass of Christian Burial will be in Good Shepherd Church, Braddock (St. Joseph the Worker Parish) on Monday at 10 a.m.

Pauline will be laid to rest in Monongahela Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh, 212 Ninth St., Pgh., Pa 15222 or

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February 10, 2024

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Patrick T. Lanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc.
700 Linden Ave.
East Pittsburgh, PA 15112

February 11, 2024

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Patrick T. Lanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc.
700 Linden Ave.
East Pittsburgh, PA 15112

Mass of Christian Burial
February 12, 2024

10:00 AM
Good Shepherd Church of St. Joseph the Worker Parish
1025 Braddock aVe.
Braddock, PA 15104


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