Rae Ann Kujawa, 68, of Warren, PA., died Tuesday evening, July 12, 2022, at UPMC Hamot Hospital, Erie, PA., after suffering an apparent heart attack. Rae was born August 10, 1953, in Warren, PA. She was the daughter of Walter and Dorothy Bednez Kujawa. She has resided in Warren most of her entire life. She grew up in Ludlow, PA., and was a 1971 graduate of Kane High School. She earned an Associate Degree in business from Jamestown Community College. Rae Ann was employed for 38 years, working in Human Resource department at the former G.T.E. Sylvania and currently with Osram. Rae had served with the American Cancer Society Door to Door Campaign as their chairperson. She was a member of St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church where she had served as a church usher and served on the St. Joseph Cemetery Board of Directors. She was also a member of the Women of the Warren Moose Lodge 109, where she enjoyed playing bingo on Wednesday nights, Warren Lions Club, Red Hat Society, Warren Eagle Aerie. She enjoyed going to area polka dance parties, gardening and loved her two cats.
Rae Ann is survived by her brother, Gary W. “Lud” Kujawa and his wife, Deborah of Frewsburg, N.Y., Cousins – Joseph Castagnino and his wife, Leona, Sharon Amorelli, Elaine Mace and her husband, Brian, Lori Weidner, Rodney Bednez and wife, Pamela Henning, David Bednez and wife, Christy, John Bednez and wife, Debbie and several more cousins also survive. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her cousins, whom she lived with Jackie and Robert Franklin, cousins, Emma Thompson, Henry Weidner, Anthony Sirianni.
Friends will be received at St. Joseph R.C. Church, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, West, Warren, PA., on Friday, July 15, 2022 from 10:00 to 11:00 am, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 A.M. with Fr. Raymond Gramata, retired priest, officiating. Entombment will be in the Mausoleum of the Ascension in St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Paws Along the River, 212 Elm Street, Warren, PA. 16365. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com. The Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. has been entrusted with funeral arrangements.