NEW CASTLE, Pennsylvania (MyValleyTributes) – Loretta J. Mickey, 91 of New Castle passed away peacefully surrounded by family Thursday morning, May 18, 2023, in her home.

Mrs. Mickey was born October 19, 1931, in Ambridge, Pennsylvania, a daughter of the late Nicholas and Laura (Filipek) Matanick.

She graduated from St. Veronica Catholic High School in 1949.

Loretta was a loving mother and caring homemaker.

A devout Catholic, Loretta was a member of the Holy Spirit Parish of New Castle – St. Mary Church.

Her beloved husband of 68 years, Leo Anthony Mickey, whom she married May 7, 1955, survives at home.

Loretta is also survived by a daughter, Janet L. Mickey (Keith) of Ellwood City; three sons, Kenneth Mickey of Chicora, Pennsylvania, Gary Mickey of New Castle and David Mickey (Niki), also of New Castle; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and three sisters, Madeline Lutz of Economy, Pennsylvania, Kathleen Petcash (Andy) of Baden, Pennsylvania and Roberta Kwiatanowski of Ambridge, Pennsylvania.

In addition to her parents, Loretta was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Matanick (Phyllis); an infant sister, Elizabeth Matanick and two brothers-in-law, Chuck Lutz and Henry Kwiatanowski.

Calling hours will be 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 23, 2023 in J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 111 W. Falls Street, New Castle.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 23 in Holy Spirit Parish – St. Camillus Site, 314 W. Englewood Avenue., New Castle, with Rev. Aaron Kriss, as celebrant.

Interment will be in St. Mary Cemetery, Union Township.

A television tribute will air Monday, May 22 at the following approximate times: 6:47 a.m. on WYTV, 9:43 a.m. on WKBN, 10:58 a.m. on FOX and 8:12 p.m. on MyYTV. Video will be posted here the day of airing.