September 18, 1928 - July 20, 2019
Mary Patzuk, 90 of Dupont passed away on July 20, 2019 at Riverview Ridge, Wilkes-Barre, PA. Born on Sept. 18, 1928 in Litmanova, Czechoslovakia she was the daughter of the late Vasil and Mary Hlinka Petrik Mary was born in pre WWII Czechoslovakia. After arriving in the US as a young girl of 18, she worked hard at various jobs, learned English, eventually married and became a devoted Mom. She was a woman of deep faith and was dedicated to her church. Mary was truly a very special lady. To know her really was to love her. She had a kind and generous spirit. Though she weathered many hardships, she loved life and always chose to embrace the positive. She especially loved to dance. She had no trouble keeping up with her young coworkers from the deli or more recently with her many friends at the Dupont VFW and Polish Club.In her younger years she also enjoyed cooking and baking. Everyone especially looked forward to the special treats she prepared for Easter. Surviving are her sons, Adam Patzuk and wife Mary Ellen, Gabe Patzuk, George Patzuk and wife Carolyn, daughter, Mary Steelman and husband Jim, Grandchildren: Jesse Patzuk and wife Jessica, Ryder Patzuk-Russell, Cassidy Patzuk-Russell, great grandchildren: Jordan, Dylan, sister, Kathy Mihaly and husband Oreste, longtime friend and companion, Marty Zambrizki and several nephew's and great nieces and nephews. Mary was preceded in death by daughter Janice Patzuk, sister, Helen Zihal and brother in law Gabe Zihal In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mary’s name to St. George’s Orthodox Church, 743-45 S. Keiser Ave., Taylor, PA 18517. Funeral services are in the care of Graziano Funeral Home Inc., Pittston Twp., PA. Viewing hours will be held at the funeral home from 5-8pm on Tuesday, July 23, 2019. Additional calling hours will be held on Thursday, July 25, 2019 from 4 to 7pm at the Ketusky Funeral Home, 1310 Brooks Blvd., Manville, NJ. The Funeral will be held on Friday, July 26, 2019 9:00 AM from the Ketusky Funeral Home followed by a 10:00 AM Liturgy at Holy Ghost Orthodox Church, Manville, NJ. Mary will be laid to rest in Holy Ghost Cemetery, Hillsborough, NJ.
Mary Patzuk, 90 of Dupont passed away on July 20, 2019 at Riverview Ridge, Wilkes-Barre, PA. Born on Sept. 18, 1928 in Litmanova, Czechoslovakia she was the daughter of the late Vasil and Mary Hlinka Petrik Mary was born in pre WWII Czechoslovakia.... View Obituary & Service Information
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