In Memory of




Obituary for Carol Machinski (Cagnoli)

Carol A. Machinski
Carol A. Machinski, loving wife, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend passed away January 11th, 2020 surrounded by her loving family at UPMC Hamot Medical center.
She was born in Erie PA September 21st, 1943 to the late Dominic F. and Pearl Domowicz Cagnoli, Sr.  She is survived by her husband of 55 years Tom Machinski and their children Michele Brunk and her husband Jim Brunk of Dallas Ga., Margaret Spinks and her husband Jim Spinks of Dallas Ga., Michael Machinski and his wife Amy Machinski of Erie PA. Grandchildren Amanda Brunk, Samantha and Cameron Poklemba, Christina, Ian, and Dylan Spinks.  Nicholas and Gabby Machinski.  Great Grandchildren Bethany and Edith Poklemba, Lucas Koronides and Benjamin Pridgen. She is also survived by her sister-in-law Dolores Cagnoli of Marboro, NY. And a brother-in-law, Lou Machinski of Girard and many nieces, nephews and their families.  She is also survived by adopted daughter Lisa Rizzo and family Traci, Adam, and Lucia Leuschen and Michael Rizzo.
Carol was preceded in death by her brother Patrick Cagnoli, Dominic Cagnoli, Sister In-Law Dorothy Cagnoli and Edward Rizzo.
Carol was a faithful member of St. John The Baptist Catholic Church.  She was a graduate of Academy High School Class of 1961.  Carol retired from Hoffman's Religious Store and volunteered at JoAnna Connell School.  Carol enjoyed many laughs and meals with the Academy Class Lunch Bunch and St. John's Dinner Group.  She was an active member of the Italian American Women's Association and The Siebenbuerger Ladies Auxiliary.  Carol and her devoted friends started the Bereavement Committee at St. John's.  Carol and "Skip" McCallion also started the St. John's Booster Club.  Carol loved spending time with family and friends camping at the Harecreek Campground and many travels to Georgia and Hilton Head Island.  
Friends may call on Saturday at St. John the Baptist Church from 10 am until the time of the Funeral Mass at 11 am. Send condolences to

Burial will be private.

The Kloecker Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc is in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Carol’s memory may be made to the American Lung Association or St Judes Children’s Hospital