Gertrude Abent, 94, of Duryea passed away Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 in Geisinger-Community Medical Center, Scranton.
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Born in Duryea, she was the daughter of the late Theodore and Mary Kovalchick Gorchienski. She attended Duryea schools. Prior to her retirement, she was employed in the area garment industry.
She was a member of Nativity of Our Lord Parish, Duryea.
She was a loving mom, grandma and great-grandma.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John; son, John Jr.; daughter, Catherine Gorcenski; brothers, Adam and Edward; and sisters, Helen Nadolny, Stella Jasnoski, Josephine Gosse and Lottie Plona.
Surviving are daughter, Joan Golushka and her husband, Eddie, Duryea; daughter, Mariann Aruscavage and her husband, Bill, Duryea; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held at 9 a.m. Wednesday from the Bernard J. Piontek Funeral Home Inc., 204 Main St., Duryea, with the Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in Holy Rosary Church, Duryea, with the Rev. Andrew Sinnott officiating. Interment will be in Holy Rosary Cemetery, Duryea. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
To leave the family an online condolence please visit our website www.piontekfuneralhome.com.
Published in Citizens' Voice on Nov. 18, 2013