Theresa M. Lech, 85, a resident of Dorrance Township, passed away Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013.
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She was born in Wilkes-Barre Township on July 30, 1927, a daughter of the late John and Sally Motovidlak Hidock. She attended Wilkes-Barre Township schools.
Theresa was formerly employed by the F.W. Woolworth Store in Wilkes-Barre.
She was a member of St. Mary's of Our Lady Help of Christians Church, Dorrance.
Theresa was a great homemaker who loved cooking and baking. She loved her family and especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. She will be sadly missed by her family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 36 years, Stanley J. Lech, in 1984, and by a daughter, Theresa Kluxen. She was also preceded in death by her sisters, Elizabeth Koshnick, Martha McGovern, Anna Zdunowski, Alice Aufiero and Helen Duda, and by a brother, Thomas Hidock.
Surviving are her daughter, Rochelle Gill and her husband William, Wyoming; son, Stanley J. Lech, Essex Fells, N.J.; grandchildren, Cassandra and Cameron Gill, Lisa Stager and Kristen Bethel; two great-grandchildren; brother, John Hidock and his wife, Virginia, Mountain Top; numerous nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial, to be held at 10 a.m. Thursday in St. Mary's of Our Lady Help of Christians Church, Dorrance. Interment will be in the parish cemetery, Dorrance. Those attending the Funeral Mass are asked to go directly to the church on Thursday. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Ave., Wilkes-Barre.
Memorial donations in Theresa's memory may be made to the
Online condolences may be sent by visiting Theresa's obituary at www.natandgawlasfuneralhome.com.
Published in Citizens' Voice on Jan. 22, 2013