Emma Begala, 92, of Pearland, Texas passed away September 12, 2006 at Triumph Hospital in Webster, TX.
She was born October 11, 1913 to Paul and Mary Kranich in Hungary.
Mrs. Begala retired in 1975 from Bell Labs after 20 years of service and moved to Pearland in 2001.
She is preceded in death by her parents and husband Edward Begala.
Mrs. Begala is survived by a daughter, Dorothy Bartish and husband L. James of Toledo, Ohio; Son, E. David Begala of Houston, TX.; Sister, Olga Cotter of San Diego, CA; brothers, George Kranich of Brookfield, Ohio; Paul Kranich and Bill Kranich of Sharpsville, PA; eight Grandchildren, Kathleen Begala and husband Yves Istel, David M. Begala and wife Rebecca, Paul Begala and wife Diane, Chris Begala and wife Jeanie, Michael Begala, Lee J. Bartish and wife Evelyn, Susie Christensen and husband Chris, Lori Pippen and husband David; eleven Great-Grandchildren, John , Billy, Charlie, Patrick, Sam, Grace, Katherine, Nicole and Christopher Begala, Kyle and Jacob Christensen
A visitation will be Friday September 15, 2006 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Lakewood Funeral Home, 6250 Hwy 9, Howell, New Jersey.
There will be a Funeral Mass Saturday September 16, 2006 at 10:30 am at Holy Family Roman Catholic Church in Lakewood, New Jersey.
Interment will follow at St. Mary’s of the Lake Cemetery in Lakewood, New Jersey.
Pallbearers will be E. David Begala, David Begala, Paul Begala, Chris Begala, Michael Begala, John Begala and Lee James Bartish.
Memorials may be made to The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center P.O. Box 4486 Houston, TX 77210-4486
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Pearland, Texas 77581
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Pearland is a city in the state of Texas, within the Houston –The Woodlands–Sugar Land metropolitan area. Most of the city is in Brazoria County, with portions extending into Fort Bend and Harris counties.