Andrea M. Zalewski, 66, of the Preston section of Hanover Township, left this world on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, to join her husband, Frank, in eternal life within the arms of their Lord and Savior.
She was born in Nanticoke on Nov. 24, 1946. She was the daughter of the late Stanley and Anna Kurkowski Nadwodny.
She was a graduate of E.L. Meyers High School, Class of 1964.
Andrea was employed, as a stenographer, by the Department of Labor and Industry, Worker's Compensation Division, retiring in 2005.
She was a member of Holy Family Church, Sugar Notch, and its Christian Mothers Society.
She enjoyed spending time with her family, friends and her loyal golden retriever, Angel. But most especially, she loved to spend time with her granddaughters, Andrea Joyce and Ashley.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 38 years, Frank B. Zalewski.
Surviving are her daughter, Anna Laughlin and her husband, Douglas, Newport News, Va.; granddaughters, Andrea Joyce and Ashley; sister, Jacqueline Strzelecki, Nanticoke; niece, Jackie Strzelecki; nephew, Joey Strzelecki; sisters-in-law, Millie Zalewski and Helen Stefanovich, both of Ashley; Rose Kurta, East Berlin; Theresa Varela, Hanover; brothers-in-law, Chet Zalewski and his wife, Mary, Spokane, Wash.; and Daniel Zalewski and his wife, Lynee, Newtown section of Hanover Township; and best friend, Rita Miller.
Funeral services will be held at 8:30 a.m. Saturday from George A. Strish Inc. Funeral Home, 105 N. Main St., Ashley. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9 a.m. in Holy Family Church, with the Rev. Joseph Kakareka officiating. Interment will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Township. Family and friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.