In Memory of




Obituary for Toni Pels (Krist)

Toni Krist Pels, age 67, of North Braddock passed away on Friday January 13, 2023 in the UPMC East Hospital, Monroeville. Toni was born on November 24, 1955 in Pittsburgh the daughter of the late Ernest and Catherine (Mikasinovich) Kristopaitis. Toni previously worked for the former TWA Airlines and loved traveling the world. She was a member of the St. Joseph the Worker Parish, Good Shepherd Church in Braddock. She was a very religious person and a Prayer Warrior for all her family and friends. Toni is survived by her siblings Larry Krist, Kathy Brunson and Pamela Cook (Robert); several nieces, a nephew and her God-daughter Rosanna Argolotti. Family and friends will be received on Tuesday from 2-4 & 6-8 PM in the Ott Funeral Home Inc., 805 Pennsylvania Ave., Irwin 724-863-8900. A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday at 10 AM in the St. Joseph the Worker Parish, Good Shepherd Church, 1025 Braddock Ave., Braddock. Everyone, please go directly to the church. Interment will follow in the All Saints/Braddock Catholic Cemetery, Braddock Hills. To get directions and leave online condolences please visit