Maryann Carr, 70, formerly of Swoyersville, passed away Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at The Laurels Health and Rehabilitation, Kingston.
Born in Kingston, she was the daughter of the late John and Mary Tershak Hrivnak.
She was a graduate of Swoyersville High School and was a member of Holy Family Parish, Luzerne, and The Lighthouse for the Blind.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Joseph Hrivnak; sister, Dorothy Krakosky; and niece, Sandra Krakosky.
Maryann was a continual source of love and pride to her family, a loving sister, daughter and aunt. She was a caring homemaker who enjoyed cooking, baking and crafting. Although she faced many obstacles in life she remained a person of profound faith.
Surviving are sisters, Cindy Hrivnak, Forty Fort; and Karen Rauss, Bethlehem; brother, Thomas Hrivnak and wife, Cecilia, Newport News, Va.; nephews, Kenneth Krakosky, Gregory Rauss and Kevin Hrivnak; and nieces, Elaine Cameron, Catherine Hrivnak and Laura Hrivnak.
The funeral will be held at 9:30 a.m. Monday from Betz-Jastremski Funeral Home Inc., 568 Bennett St., Luzerne, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Holy Family Parish, Luzerne. Interment will be in St. John Nepomucene Cemetery, Courtdale. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Association for the Blind, 1825 Wyoming Ave., Exeter, PA 18643.
To light a virtual candle or leave a message of condolence for her family, please visit www.betzjastremski.com