Mae Hornick

Mae Hornick, 92, formerly of Washington Square Apartments and a longtime resident of Wilkes-Barre Township, died Thursday, March 14, 2013, at St. Luke's Villa.

Born Mary Theresa Hebert on Feb. 7, 1921, in Wilkes-Barre Township, she was the daughter of the late Lawrence L. and Mary Snee Hebert.

Mae worked for Percy Brown's Cafeteria and Hess and Goldsmith. Until retirement, Mae was employed by the activities department of Valley Crest Nursing Home.

Her husband, Daniel A. Hornick, died in 1981.

She will be greatly missed by her children, Kathleen Simpson Frantz and her husband, Carl Frantz, Silver Spring, Md.; and Larry Simpson, Laurel Run; grandchildren, Colleen Kendle, Michelle Kirby, Carl Frantz and Ashley Simpson; and great-grandchildren, Dylan and Ryan Kendle, Danny and Patrick Kirby, Justus Simpson and Jaiden Williams.

A celebration of Mae's life will be held Tuesday, with a Funeral Mass at 9:30 a.m. in the Church of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, 130 S. Washington St., Wilkes-Barre. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Township.

Arrangements are by McLaughlin's − The Family Funeral Service.

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Published in Citizens' Voice on Mar. 15, 2013