Rose Ann Waslick

Rose Ann Waslick, 92, formerly of Luzerne, passed away Wednesday, May 7, 2014, in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.

Born in Swoyersville, she was the daughter of the late Stephen and Anna Lawrence.

Prior to her retirement, she was a floor lady at General Cigar, Kingston.

She was a member of Holy Family Parish, Luzerne.

She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend to all.

She was preceded in death by her brothers, Stephen, Andrew and Leonard Lawrence, and sisters, Helen Novis, Dorothy Jadosh and Marie Gordon.

Surviving are her daughters, Rose Ann Rinaldi, Pittston Township; and Louise Waslick Siecko and husband, Charles, Luzerne; son, Richard Waslick; grandchildren, Michelle Balchune and Leslie Rinaldi; great-grandchildren, Staci and Kyla; sisters, Peggy Bywater, Michigan, Claire Gulla, Swoyersville; brother, Joseph Lawrence, Swoyersville; and her cat, Inky.

The funeral will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday 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, with the Rev. Michael Zipay officiating.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday.

Interment will be held at the convenience of the family.

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Funeral Home

568 BENNETT ST. LUZERNE  Luzerne, PA 18709
(570) 287-0293

Published in Citizens' Voice from May 8 to May 9, 2014