Mary A. Hanisek Grega, 94 of Fairview Township and formerly of Girard, passed away on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at Pleasant Ridge Manor West. She was born August 12, 1918 in Erie, Pa., a daughter of the late Mary Tutka Hanisek and Andrew Hanisek Sr. Mary was raised and educated in Girard and worked for many years at Girard Tool & Die. She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Girard, where she also belonged to the Rosary Society. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Emil J. Grega, who passed away the same day of the year, January 23, 2004 and whom she married on May 4, 1940 in Girard; also by four sisters, Anna Chorney, Patricia Sweeney, Margaret Smialek and Josephine Smialek; and two brothers, Andrew Hanisek Jr. and John Hanisek. She is survived by her brother in law, Daniel Grega and his wife Dolores of Girard; two sisters in law, Norma Hanisek of Girard and Rosanne Hanisek of Erie; and many nieces and nephews. Friends may call on Sunday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Daniel R. Edder Funeral Home, 309 Main St. East, Girard. and are invited to attend a prayer service there on Monday at 9:30 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 101 Olin Ave., Girard with Rev. William Miller officiating. Burial will be in the St. John Cemetery. Memorials may be made to St. John's Church or to the Friends Forever at Pleasant Ridge Manor, 8300 W. Ridge Rd., Girard, PA 16417 To send condolences, visit edderfuneralhome.com
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Published in the Erie Times-News on Jan. 26, 2013
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