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Gertrude Maria Teodorski (Kickinger), born September 16, 1926, passed away (last) Wednesday, April 3, 2013. Wife for 48 years of John Teodorski, deceased. Daughter of Maria and Josef Kickinger of Vienna, Austria, both deceased.
She is survived by her children, and will always be remembered and missed by them: Bernard Teodorski and his wife Rhonda, of The Villages, Florida, Linda Ras, of Englewood, Florida, and David Teodorski of Erie, Pa; 6 grandchildren, Amy Ras (Dave Heubel), Keri O\'Sullivan ( Mike O\'Sullivan), Emily Teodorski, Celinda and Sarah Teodorski , and Christopher Teodorski ( Jess Teodorski); and 2 great-granddaughters, Raina and Phoebe; a brother, Kurt Kickinger, of Gloggnitz, Austria; and also nieces in Vienna, Austria.
Also, she will be greatly missed by her cousins Hanni and Mike Diglio, Port Richey, Florida and many dear friends here in Erie, Pa, including her best friend of over 60 years, Herta Danowski, of Erie, Pa.
She left her beloved Austria after the World War II and moved to Erie with her husband, John Teodorski, who preceded her in death in 1996. She made a wonderful life here and worked at Mason\'s/Value City for 54 years before retiring. She belonged to and was very active in many organizations including The Erie German Club, Garden Club, and a wonderful card club for years with her close friends.
She enjoyed traveling to her homeland Austria. She loved her family and friends, and was very much loved by all of them.
Friends may attend her memorial service Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 6 p.m. at Brugger Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1595 West 38th Street at Greengarden Boulevard. Memorials may be made to the Humane Society of NW PA, PO Box 3930, Erie, PA 16508.