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Phyllis Marie Poziviak

September 10, 1955 ~ June 12, 2021 (age 65)


Phyllis Marie Morrow Sands Poziviak, 65 of Floreffe, passed away on Saturday, June 12th, 2021 at Jefferson Hospital. She was born in McKeesport on September 10, 1955 to Patricia Ulakovich and the late Elmer Morrow Sr. Phyllis was the loving wife to the late Ronald Poziviak. She is survived by mother Patricia “Pat” Ulakovich of Elizabeth, her daughter Dannielle Henry of McKeesport and her son Scott Sands of Floreffe. She is also survived by her sisters Colleen (Gary) Odenthal of Elizabeth, Karen Contrillo of Monessen, Debra Lockner of Elizabeth, and Michelle (Bob) Lucas of Clarksville, as well as her brother Elmer Morrow Jr. of Monessen. Other survivors include her grandchildren Zachary, Tyler, Summer, and Madison as well as her great-grandchild Riley and many nieces and nephews. She is further survived by her beloved dog Tessa, a pit mastiff. Phyllis is preceded in death by her father Elmer Morrow, brother LCpl Richard Morrow, husbands Leonard Sands and Ronald Poziviak, and significant other Paul Cromling. She enjoyed baking and cooking and will be remembered for the delicious dishes she created. Her family will remember her heart of gold and love for Patsy Cline. Phyllis was known to relax in her home and watch Law and Order SVU. Family and friends will be received on Tuesday, June 15, 2021, from 6-8 pm at S.M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 432 N. 6th St, Clairton, PA 15025. A private burial will be held for her family at Round Hill Cemetery on Wednesday, June 16, 2021. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be sent to the Epilepsy Foundation at 3540 Crain Highway Suite 675, Bowie, MD 20716 or by calling the center at 1-800-213-5821. Online condolences may be offered at

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June 15, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
S.M. Finney Funeral Home, Inc
432 N 6th Street
Clairton, PA 15025

Private Interment

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