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Charlotte "Shawnee" Ann (Povich) Sassak

August 14, 1958 — September 11, 2023


Charlotte "Shawnee" Ann Sassak, 65, of Monessen, passed away on Monday, September 11, 2023 at home, with her loving family by her side. She was born on August 14, 1958 in North Charleroi, the daughter of the late Marco and Rebecca (Hotchkiss) Povich. She was a member of Epiphany of Our Lord Church and Monessen High School class of 1976. She was an avid Pepsi drinker and collector. She worked at Nuzzaci's Pizza shop in Monessen for many years. She is survived by her two sons, Leonard G. Sassak Jr. and Robert S. Sassak of Monessen; Brother, Jack (Donna) Povich; sister, Brenda Povich and her beloved dog, Jammer. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 37 years, Leonard G. Sassak Sr.; two sisters, Deborah and Lisa Povich. Friends will be received Wednesday, September 13, 2023 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm and from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the Dalfonso-Billick Funeral Home Inc. and Cremation Services, 441 Reed Avenue, Monessen. Services will be held on Thursday, September 14, 2023 at 9:30 am with a blessing service in the funeral home, followed by a 10 am funeral mass at the Epiphany of Our Lord Church with Rev. Michael J. Crookston officiating. Interment will follow in the Holy Name Cemetery, Monessen. Condolences are being accepted for the family at

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Wednesday, September 13, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Dalfonso - Billick Funeral Home Inc.

441 Reed Avenue
Monessen, PA 15062

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Thursday, September 14, 2023

Starts at 9:30 am (Eastern time)

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Blessing Service (Epiphany of Our Lord Church)

3050 Walton Road
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462

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Funeral Mass

Thursday, September 14, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

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Epiphany of Our Lord Roman Catholic Church

44 Pennsylvania Boulevard
Monessen, PA 15062

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