Genevieve J. Barosky

Genevieve J. Barosky of Port Griffith passed away Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at the home of her daughter. She was preceded in death by her husband, Stanley J. Barosky, who passed away May 12, 2004.

Born in Yatesville, she was a daughter of the late Isadore and Arlene Vidzar Bianco. She was educated in the Yatesville schools.

Prior to retirement, she was employed by Lee Manufacturing, Pittston.

She was a former member of St. Joseph's Church, Port Griffith, and its Pierogi Club. Genevieve was a member of St. John the Evangelist Church, Pittston, and its Altar and Rosary Society. She was also a member of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union.

She was a beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and aunt. Genevieve was the center of her family and will be missed by those who were blessed to know and love her. She will also be remembered for her generosity to the many different charitable organizations.

Genevieve is survived by her sons, Frank Barosky, Lebanon, Ohio; and Barry Barosky and his wife, Helen, Pittston Township; her daughter, Donna Vodzack and her husband, Bernie, Pittston; her sister, Ann Maurizi and her husband, Dante Sr., Pittston Township; six grandchildren, Lauren Flanagan and her husband, Jerry, Eric Vodzack, Angela Anderson, Erin and April Barosky and Barry Barosky II; five great-grandchildren, Tyler and Kyle Anderson, Aubrey Barosky, Ava and Lily Flanagan; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her two brothers, Anthony and Joseph Bianco, and two sisters, Phyllis Petrillo and Elizabeth Amader.

The funeral will be held at 12:15 p.m. Saturday from Baloga Funeral Home Inc., 1201 Main St., Pittston (Port Griffith), with a Mass of Christian Burial at 1 p.m. in St. John the Evangelist Church, William Street, Pittston. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. Relatives and friends may pay their respects from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. John the Evangelist Care and Concern Ministries, 35 William St., Pittston, PA 18640.

For directions or to send an online condolence, please visit www.BalogaFuneralHome.com.

Published in Citizens' Voice on Jan. 11, 2013