Erika Kazmierski

Obituary of Erika Kazmierski


Erika B.


Of Imperial, PA on Wednesday, October 4, 2017, age 76.  Beloved wife of the late Robert Kazmierski, Jr.; mother of Robert Kazmierski, III, (Teresa) and Kurt Kazmierski; grandmother of Sara Jordan (Michael) and Rachel, Katrina, and Sean Kazmierski;  daughter the late Baron Kurt and Eleanor von Kleist; sister of Irmgard Lyautey (Frank), Kurt von Kleist, (Melissa), Harry von Kleist and the late Wendt von Kleist and Freddy von Kleist; also survived by nieces and nephews.  Born in Poland in 1940, Erika immigrated to Pennsylvania after the war in 1956.  In order to become a US citizen in 1961, she was required to give up her title of Baroness, something she never regretted.  She worked as a reservation agent for US Air in Pittsburgh for over 25 years.  Erika enjoyed collecting, her home, and time spent with friends and relatives.  Friends received at McCabe Bros., Inc. Funeral Home, 5300 Penn Avenue on Wednesday, from 9 am until time of Blessing Service at 12 noon.  Interment to follow at Allegheny Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Salvation Army.