Dorothy Bednar Grycko, 87, a resident of Swoyersville, passed away peacefully early Sunday morning, Sept. 29, 2013, at the Hampton House, Wilkes-Barre, where she was recently a guest.
Her loving husband is Walter Grycko. Together, Walter and Dorothy shared 36 beautiful years of marriage.
Born March 18, 1926, in Swoyersville, Dorothy was the daughter of the late Peter and Mary Oravic Bednar.
Raised in Swoyersville, Dorothy was a graduate of the former Swoyersville High School, Class of 1943.
A homemaker most of her life, Dorothy worked for some time as an inspector for Nabisco Foods, Hanover Township.
A faithful Catholic, Dorothy was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Roman Catholic Parish, Swoyersville.
In addition to her parents, Peter and Mary Bednar, Dorothy was preceded in death by her brother, Jackie Bednar.
In addition to her husband, Walter, Dorothy is survived by her stepdaughter, Gloria Bilder and her husband, Ed, Harveys Lake; her stepson, Walter Stephen Grycko and his wife, Sandy, Sunnyvale, Calif.; her stepgrandchildren, Adam Bilder, Harveys Lake; Stacey and Ashley Grycko, Indiana, Pa.; her sisters, Helen Wilski, York; and Margie Matuse, New Jersey; numerous nieces and nephews.
The Grycko family wishes to extend their heartfelt thanks to the nurses and staff at the Hampton House for their loving and compassionate care toward Dorothy and her family during her stay there.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, which will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday from Wroblewski Funeral Home Inc., 1442 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. in St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, 116 Hughes St., Swoyersville, with the Rev. Joseph J. Pisaneschi, her pastor, officiating.
Interment with the Rite of Committal will follow in Denison Cemetery, Swoyersville.
Family and friends are invited to call from 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
For additional information, or to send the family of Mrs. Dorothy Bednar Grycko an online message of condolence, you may visit the funeral home website, www.wroblewskifuneralhome.com
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Dorothy's memory to St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, 116 Hughes St., Swoyersville, PA 18704.