Jane E. Chopyak, 94, of Pittston passed away Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, at Golden Living Manor, Wilkes-Barre.
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Born in Pittston Township on March 23, 1918, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Rose Judge Spudis.
Jane attended Pittston schools, spent her life as a homemaker and loved to entertain family and friends. She did volunteer work at Wesley Village. Jane was especially proud of her Lithuanian heritage.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Stephen Sr., in 1973; son, Robert Chopyak; brother, Joseph Spudis; and sister, Mary Lukasavage.
She is survived by sons, Stephen Chopyak Jr. and wife, Betty, Hughestown; Joseph Chopyak and wife, Maryann, Pottsville; John Chopyak and wife, Yvonne, Fond du Lac, Wis.; and Anthony Chopyak and wife, Marge, Taylor; daughters, Janet Collins, Hughestown; and Rose Mary Monelli, Hughestown; 24 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren, five great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be at 9 a.m. Wednesday from Kizis-Lokuta Funeral Home, 134 Church St., Pittston. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Church, William Street, Pittston. Interment will be in St. Mary's Assumption Cemetery, Hughestown.
The family would like to give special thanks to Dr. Gerald Gibbons, the nurses and staff at Golden Living Manor and hospice for their care and kindness to Jane.
Published in Citizens' Voice from Oct. 9 to Oct. 10, 2012