SALEM, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Lillian M. Brancho, 94, died Tuesday, November 16, 2021, at her home surrounded by her family.

She was born August 1, 1927, in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, daughter of the late Max and Lillian (Asche) Swidal.

Lillian last worked at the Vincentian Home for six years.

She was a member of the St. Paul Catholic Church and formerly of the St. Thereses Catholic Church in North Hills, Pennsylvania.

She was preceded in death by husbands, Michael Katic on September 11, 1973, whom she married June 5, 1948 and Andrew Brancho on February 18, 1992, whom she married May 5, 1981.

Survivors include her daughter, Sandra Campbell of Indianapolis, Indiana; a brother, Robert Swidal of Florida; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Besides her parents and husbands, her son, SGT Michael A. Katic and a brother, Edward Swidal also preceded her in death.

Calling hours will be held from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 20, 2021, at St. Paul Catholic Church followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. with Father Robert Edwards officiating.

Burial will be at the Allegheny County Memorial Park in Allison Park, Pennsylvania.

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