Susan M. "Marianna" Makarczyk, 64, of West Main Street, Glen Lyon, passed away Friday, May 24, 2013, at Hospice Community Care, Inpatient Unit, Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre, with her daughter Michelle and her son Jeffrey by her side.
She was born in Nanticoke on Dec. 14, 1948. She was the daughter of the late Andrew A. and Alvina E. Demski Sweeney.
She was a member of the Sunshine Club.
She enjoyed gardening, and she loved to make beautiful bow creations for her family and friends to enjoy. She loved to cook and entertain her family and friends with her exceptional deviled eggs, aka "sliders" and her famous banana bread cake. Mostly, she loved to spend time with her family and her lifelong friends, but she most loved to spend time with her loving granddaughter, Harley.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 40 years, Stanley Paul "Slug" Makarczyk Jr.; and her stepson, Kenneth Makarczyk.
Surviving are her son, Jeffrey Lynn; daughter, Michelle Lynn and her fiance, Sam Atkinson; stepdaughter, Janine Floryshak and her husband, John; stepson, Stanley P. Makarczyk III and his wife, Diane; granddaughter, Harley; brother, Andrew Sweeney and his wife, Rita; and her niece, Marianne Sweeney.
Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday from the George A. Strish Inc. Funeral Home, 211 W. Main St., Glen Lyon. A Mass of Christian Burial is at 10 a.m. in Holy Spirit Parish/St. Adalbert's Church, Market St., Glen Lyon. Interment will follow in St. John the Baptist Cemetery, Glen Lyon.
Family and friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, and from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m Wednesday.