Teresa M. Matronich Intelicato, 85, of Wilkes-Barre Township died peacefully Saturday morning, July 27, 2013, at the home of her daughter in Dorrance.
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She was born Jan. 30, 1928 in Wilkes-Barre Township, a daughter to the late John and Mary Mazutinits Matronich. She was a graduate of the Wilkes-Barre Township High School, and lived in the Township most of her life. She was a longtime member of St. Boniface Church, where she was also a member of the Altar and Rosary Society and was active in many church functions.
Teresa had been employed by the Kmart store on Route 309, Wilkes-Barre Township, for many years, retiring in 1990. She was known by all her family and friends as a great baker, both at home and for many church events. She also was a devoted Mets fan and enjoyed watching golf tournaments on television with her family.
She has been preceded in death by her husband, Joseph John Intelicato, in 1963; also by a grandson, Robert D. Snipas; and her sisters, Ann Elko, Mary Turinski, Helen Vinci, Julia Matronich and Margaret Stager; brothers, Charles Popadines and John Matronich.
Surviving are her son, Michael Intelicato and his wife, Emily, Kingston; daughter, Evelyn Snipas and her husband, Robert, Dorrance; with grandchildren, Christina Marie Snipas and Matthew J. Snipas and his fiancee, Megan Rink; Carol Semanek and her husband, Albert, Swoyersville; with grandchildren, A. Semanek and J. Semanek; two great-grandchildren; along with numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Wednesday from the Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Ave., Wilkes-Barre, with a Mass of Christian Burial to be held at 9:30 a.m. in St. Andrew's Parish, 316 Parrish St., Wilkes-Barre. Interment will follow in St. Mary's Byzantine Catholic Cemetery, Dallas.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be sent by visiting Teresa's obituary at www.natandgawlasfuneralhome.com.
Published in Citizens' Voice on July 28, 2013