Bonnie Lou Kobylinski

December 2, 1941 ~ February 20, 2021 (age 79)




Bonnie Lou Kobylinski, 79, formerly of Prospect, passed away on Saturday, February 20, 2021, surrounded by her seven loving children.

Born December 2, 1941 in Chicago, IL; she was the daughter of the late Harry and Marjorie Schultz Meyen.

She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering at Northwestern University, where she met her soulmate Thaddeus P. Koblylinski, marrying April 8, 1967 and then had seven children.  After moving to Pittsburgh, PA, she earned a Master’s Degree from Carnegie Mellon University in Mathematics.

Bonnie was a dedicated wife and mother.  She worked as an electrical engineer and later as a teacher with Pittsburgh Public Schools before dedicating her life to raising her children and running the family dairy farm.  Bonnie loved making jewelry and other handmade crafts and seeing the joy they brought to her family and friends.  She was an avid reader and puzzle builder.

She is survived by her seven children:  Elizabeth Sabol of Fox Chapel, Dr. Maria S. Kobylinski, MD of Winfield, Pa., Christina E. Stoudt of Northampton, Pa., David M Kobylinski, Esq., and his partner Chelidha Keller of Fox Chapel, Dr. Maggie J.K. Fehrman, Ph.D. and her spouse Joel Fehrman of Atlanta, Ga., Peter T. Kobylinski, Esq. and his wife Sarah Kobylinski of South Park, and Katherine A. Kobylinski of Prospect; eight grandchildren: Abigail Stoudt, Caitlin Stoudt, Lauren Sabol, Stephen Sabol, Tristan Kobylinski, Kaeli Kobylinski, Zenon Kobylinski, and Violet Kobylinski; brother Tom Meyen, nephews Thomas and David Meyen, and her niece Kathy Meyen.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Dr. Thaddeus “Tad” P. Kobylinski, who passed away March 6, 2020; brother Larry Meyen, niece Carrie Meyen, and her son-in-law Richard Stoudt.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12pm Noon, Friday, February 26, 2021 at St Christopher’s at the Lake Roman Catholic Church, Prospect, with Rev. Adam M. Verona, officiating. 

A mask or appropriate facial covering is required to attend, and social distancing guidelines will be followed.

Interment will be in Crown Hill Cemetery, Prospect.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Raisley Funeral Home and Cremation Services, PC., where the family will privately accept flowers in the Funeral Home at 387 Main Street, Prospect, prior to Mass.


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Mass of Christian Burial
February 26, 2021

12:00 PM
St Christopher Catholic Church

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