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Funeral Arrangements Set for Mary Saflin of Oakmont

Family and friends will be received at Burket-Truby Funeral Home and St. Irenaeus Catholic Church in Oakmont.

Mary Saflin, 72, of Oakmont during the unexpected flash flooding on Washington Boulevard on Friday, Aug. 19. Her body was found by a search crew on Aug. 20.

She was one of four who died.

According to her obituary, Saflin was the beloved mother of Josie (Dave) Zischkau, and Nicholas (Melanie) Saflin. She was the sister of Anna (John) Spehar and Nunni of Kelsey and Forrest.

Saflin will be remembered for being a caring caretaker of many families’ homes. Friends and relatives will be received at in Oakmont on Monday from 6 to 8 p.m., and Tuesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.

There will be a Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday at 10 a.m. at in Oakmont.

People also can offer condolences, thoughts, support and prayers for the Saflin family, as well as the Griffith family—Kimberly, Brenna and Mikaela Griffith were the of the flood—of Plum on .

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Marion August 21, 2011 at 10:56 PM
God Bless you Mary Saflin & your family. You will be Greatly Missed.
Sandy Misera August 22, 2011 at 12:36 PM
My sympathies go out to the Saflin family. Such a tragic loss for her family and her community. Rest in peace.
Lisa August 22, 2011 at 06:53 PM
Our hearts are heavy these past days as we realize that this could have been any one of us caught up in such an awful circumstance.....Our sympathies to the Saflin and Griffith families. Will miss seeing you now and then around town Mary....R.I.P.

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