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ELLEN GOLONSKI, : JUNE 4, 1943 - JULY 7, 2019

Jul 12, 2019 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Ellen Golonski, a philanthropist who planned many large fundraisers, was known for sporting bold colors and floppy hats.

"She was so pretty and dressed so lovely that you wouldn't think that you could just go up and talk to her like anyone else, but she was so down-to-earth even though she looked so stately," said Virginia Gates, who met Ms. Golonski around the time each got married 57 years ago.

Ms. Golonski met the man who would become her husband, Tom, in the cafeteria at Robert M...