Maryann Carr, 70, formerly of Swoyersville, passed away Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at The Laurels Health and Rehabilitation, Kingston.
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Born in Kingston, she was the daughter of the late John and Mary Tershak Hrivnak.
She was a graduate of Swoyersville High School and was a member of Holy Family Parish, Luzerne, and The Lighthouse for the Blind.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Joseph Hrivnak; sister, Dorothy Krakosky; and niece, Sandra Krakosky.
Maryann was a continual source of love and pride to her family, a loving sister, daughter and aunt. She was a caring homemaker who enjoyed cooking, baking and crafting. Although she faced many obstacles in life she remained a person of profound faith.
Surviving are sisters, Cindy Hrivnak, Forty Fort; and Karen Rauss, Bethlehem; brother, Thomas Hrivnak and wife, Cecilia, Newport News, Va.; nephews, Kenneth Krakosky, Gregory Rauss and Kevin Hrivnak; and nieces, Elaine Cameron, Catherine Hrivnak and Laura Hrivnak.
The funeral will be held at 9:30 a.m. Monday from Betz-Jastremski Funeral Home Inc., 568 Bennett St., Luzerne, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Holy Family Parish, Luzerne. Interment will be in St. John Nepomucene Cemetery, Courtdale. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Association for the Blind, 1825 Wyoming Ave., Exeter, PA 18643.
To light a virtual candle or leave a message of condolence for her family, please visit www.betzjastremski.com.
Published in Citizens' Voice on Nov. 17, 2012