Marion Rygelski, 75, of Wilkes-Barre passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness, with her daughters by her side, on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, at Manorcare, Kingston.
Born in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 15, 1938, she was a daughter of the late Elwood and Nellie Park Wachs.
Prior to retiring, she was employed by Wilkes-Barre General Hospital in the environmental/housekeeping department for more than 20 years.
Marion enjoyed spending time with her daughters and grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her son, Brian Rygelski, and a brother, Elwood Wachs.
Surviving are her husband, Edward Rygelski; daughters, Jane Marlott and husband, Michael, White Haven; and Debbie Adams, Edwardsville; grandchildren, Kristina Klokus, Jesse Klokus and Kevin Adams Jr.; sisters, Joan Kryger and Sharon Simonetti and husband, Carl; and nephews.
Private services have been entrusted to Kniffen O'Malley Funeral Home, 465 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre.