Maria J. Mielnicki, 90, formerly of 2 South Ave., Bradford, passed away Thursday (Nov. 20, 2014) peacefully at Bradford Manor.
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Born in the community of Belgium on Jan. 23, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Jean and Josephine Maudeux.
She married Walter Mielnicki while he was serving in the U.S. Armed Forces in France, and came to the United States to reside with him in New Jersey. After his death, she then moved to Daytona Beach, Fla.
She was employed as a hotel concierge and volunteered at a local elementary school as a classroom "Grandma."
Mrs. Mielnicki was a member of St. Bernard Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, John Batiste Maudeux.
At the deceased's request, there will be no visitation. Private services will be held at the convenience of a few friends with the Rev. Raymond Gramata, pastor of St. Bernard Church, officiating. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to St. Bernard Church, P.O. Box 2394, Bradford, PA 16701.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.
Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com.
Published in The Bradford Era from Nov. 25 to Dec. 2, 2014