Betty (Wildoner) Miklosi

Betty (Wildoner) Miklosi, 90, of Plymouth passed into the hands of the Lord on Saturday, April 6, 2013.

Born May 2, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Oscar and Blanche Pugh Wildoner.

She was raised in Hunlock Creek, and moved to Plymouth as a young woman. She was a graduate of Harter High School of Plymouth Township. She met her husband, Albert Miklosi, and they were married in St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City on May 3, 1942.

For the past year, Betty had also been a resident of the Tiffany Court of Edwardsville, where she made many friends and became an avid bingo player.

She was a member of St. Clement and St. Peter Episcopal Church of Wilkes-Barre. In previous years, she was a member of St. George Episcopal Church of Nanticoke, where she served on the Vestry.

Prior to her retirement, she had been employed by General Cigar Co., Kingston, for many years. After her retirement, she and her husband, Albert Miklosi, who passed away in 2007, enjoyed gardening. Betty was an avid reader and the greatest joys of her life were her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Norman, James and Alfred Wildoner; and sister, Stella Gutowski.

Surviving are her loving children, Catherine Roberts and her husband, Bob, Plymouth; Elaine Palischak and her husband, Tony, Plymouth Township; Stephen Miklosi and his wife, Judy, Tucson, Ariz.; four grandchildren, Brian and Michael Roberts, Stephanie and Jennifer Miklosi; great-grandchildren, Joseph and Lillian Roberts and Alyssa Talmage; numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

The funeral will be held at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday from the S.J.Grontkowski Funeral Home, 530 W. Main St., Plymouth, followed by services at 10 a.m. in St. Clement and St. Peter Episcopal Church of Wilkes-Barre, with the Rev. William S. Marshall, officiating. Interment will be in St. Stephen's Cemetery, Lehman Township.

Family and friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Clement and St. Peter Episcopal Church, Wilkes-Barre, or the , in Betty's memory.

Please visit for directions or to submit online condolences to Betty's family.

Published in Citizens' Voice on Apr. 8, 2013