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Pauline Polinski Rothrauff

East McKeesport

Pauline Polinski Rothrauff, 88, of East McKeesport, died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2002, in UPMC Shadyside. She was born Jan. 7, 1914, in Braddock, a daughter of the late Otto and Elizabeth Full Polinski. Mrs. Rothrauff was a retired manager of Fashion Hosiery of Braddock. She was a member of St. Robert Bellarmine Church, East McKeesport, the Confraternity of Christian Mothers and the Golden Agers. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles A. Rothrauff; a daughter, Shirley Kurinko; two sisters, Elizabeth Tancraintor and Helen Harrity; and three brothers, Otto, Joseph and Edward Polinski. She is survived by two sons, Robert Rothrauff and his wife Bernice of East McKeesport, and James Rothrauff and his wife Gail of North Braddock; a son-in-law, Carl Kurinko; 12 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; a brother, Bernard Polinski of Indiana; also nieces and nephews. Friends received in the FORGIE-SNYDER FUNERAL HOME, 1032 Broadway, East McKeesport, Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday at noon in St. Robert Bellarmine Church with the Rev. John Osterle as celebrant. Interment will follow in Braddock Catholic Cemetery.