Laura Ann “Gaga” “Biggie” (Vidak) Small

Age 72, of Penn Hills, passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer, Thursday, October 26, 2023. Beloved wife of William “Bill” Small; mother of Addie Rae (Shawn) Conner; grandmother of River, Chase, Rain, and Chevy Conner; sister of Jon (Becky) Vidak and Julian (Terri) Vidak. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Laura was an educator for the Penn Hills School District beginning in the early 80’s until her retirement in 2010.  She served many roles during her career including Special Education Teacher, Elementary Teacher, Vice Principal, Principal, and Director. She enjoyed quilt making and baking. She was also a longtime member of Trinity Tower. In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation to Light of Life, 913 Western Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15233 or Make-A-Wish, 1702 East Highland Ave., Suite 400 Phoenix, AZ 85016.

Friends received at William F. Gross Funeral Home 11735 Frankstown Rd. (at Rodi Rd.), Penn Hills on Friday, November 3, 2023 from 2 p.m. until the time of the Funeral Service at 7 p.m.