Annette Barbara Makarczyk Fetch of Harding entered into God's eternal rest and peace on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, after an illness at United Methodist Homes, Wesley Village Campus, Pittston. Her husband of 60 joyful years is Daniel Fetch Sr.
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Born April 16, 1930, in Lynwood, Hanover Township, Annette was the daughter of the late Alexander and Wanda Smith Makarczyk. She was a graduate of Hanover High School.
She served as president of the Harding Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary for a number of years.
Annette was best known for her amazing cooking, especially her breads. She enjoyed sewing, gardening, needlepoint, traveling and spending time with her children and grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Elizabeth Vale.
She is survived by three sons, Daniel and wife, Diane, Mark and wife, Teri, and Darren and wife, Mary Joan, all of Harding; three daughters, Paula Brown and husband, Barry, Harding; Amy Melberger and husband, Mick, West Pittston; and Tanya Dolinish and husband, Ed, Old Forge; and nine grandchildren, Mark, Nicole and Zac Fetch; Dylan, Kari and Evan Melberger; and Eddie, Demetrius and Macrina Dolinish.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Wesley Village for their wonderful care given to Annette and for their patience with the family.
The funeral will be held 9:30 a.m. Friday from Howell-Lussi Funeral Home, 509 Wyoming Ave., West Pittston, with a Mass of Divine Liturgy at 10 a.m. in St. Michael's Byzantine Catholic Church, Pittston. The Rev. Joseph Bertha will officiate. Friends may call 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Parastas services will be held 7 p.m. Thursday. Interment will be at St. Mary's Byzantine Cemetery, Lake Street, Dallas.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to St. Michael's Byzantine Catholic Church, Main Street, Pittston, PA 18640, or the
Published in Citizens' Voice on Feb. 7, 2013