Veronica Orzech Castner, 84, of Pittston passed away Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, at Highland Manor Nursing Center, Exeter.
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She was born in Dupont on Jan. 19, 1928, and was the daughter of the late Michael and Elizabeth Gorczowski Orzech.
Veronica was a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Dupont, and the Sacred Heart of Jesus Women's Society.
She was a graduate of Dupont High School. Veronica was also very active with the Dupont High School Alumni Association.
Veronica was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend and will be deeply missed.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Walter, Anthony, Michael, Thomas and Edward, and her sisters, Sophie, Julia, Ceclia and Mary.
She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Gervase Castner; her daughter, Patricia Barrett and her husband, Thomas, Oak Ridge, N.J.; and her sons, James Castner, Pittston; and Kenneth Castner, Lake Stockholm, N.J. Also surviving are her grandchildren, Dana Russell, Kathleen Barrett and Timothy Barrett; great-grandchildren, Tianna Russell and Davis Russell; her brother, Joseph Ozack, Helena, Mont.; her sister, Louise Collins, Dupont; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Thursday from Kiesinger Funeral Services Inc., 255 McAlpine St., Duryea, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Dupont, with the Rev. Joseph Verespy officiating. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. Interment will be held at the parish cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a
Online condolences may be made at www.kiesingerfuneralservices.com.
Published in Citizens' Voice on Dec. 4, 2012