Mary Lastooka Homer

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Mary Lastooka Homer, 98 of Houston formerly of Eighty Four died Tuesday-June 13, 2017 at 7:29 a.m. at her home following a brief Illness.  She was born February 21, 1919 in Pittsburgh the daughter of the late Michael and Mary Kopesc Lastooka.  Mrs. Homer loved being a homemaker.  She enjoyed gardening, sewing, baking, making stuffed cabbage rolls and working outdoors. She loved to work, volunteered at Hunger-Free Pa., but most of all she loved being a grandma.  She was a member of the Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church in Meadow Lands.

On May 28, 1938 she married William J. Homer who died February 19, 1991.  Surviving are three daughters; Janet (William G.) Soltis of Columbus, Ohio, Margaret (Paul F.) Buehler of Houston & Sheila (David K.) Christopher of Canonsburg, five grandchildren; William Soltis of Brooklyn, New York, David Soltis of Columbus, Ohio, Paul Soltis of Pittsburgh, Kyle Christopher of Fort Lauderdale, Florida & Eric Christopher of Canonsburg. 

Mrs. Homer was the last of her immediate family. 

Mrs. Homer was preceded in death by three brothers; John Lastooka, Michael Lastooka (who was killed in World War II) & Joseph Lastooka, three sisters; Ann Adams, Helen Tatarski & Margaret Garcia. 

Friends will be received on Friday-June 16, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in the Warco-Falvo Funeral Home, Inc., Wilson at E. Katherine Avenues, Washington, S. Timothy Warco, supervisor/director, Susan Falvo Warco, director, S. Timothy Warco II, director.  A prayer service will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday-June 17, 2017 in the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. in the Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church, Meadow Lands with Father Carmen D’Amico as celebrant.  Burial will follow in Queen of Heaven Cemetery.  Memorial contributions can be made to the Disabled American Veterans at or to The Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh at  Online condolences may be expressed at