Glenda Lee Maransky

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Glenda Lee Maransky, 69, of Sweet Valley, passed away Thursday, May 2, 2013, at home, after a courageous battle with breast cancer.

Mrs. Maransky was born in Shickshinny on Nov. 26, 1943, a daughter of the late Lester and Marguerite Allen Ruckle.

Glenda was a graduate of Northwest Area High School in 1961. She was a dedicated member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Lake Silkworth. Her devotion in life was to God, her husband, family and friends. Since her school days, Glenda kept in touch faithfully with her pen pal, Janet, of England.

Mrs. Maransky is survived by her husband of 50 years, Martin Maransky; sons, Michael Maransky and his wife, Amy, Va., and Martin "Chris" Maransky and his wife, Michelle, Kingston Township; brothers, Allen Ruckle and his wife, Helen, Shickshinny; Donald Ruckle and his wife, Lora, Hunlock Creek, and Robert Ruckle and his wife, Terrie, Shickshinny; grandchildren, Nicole, Nathan and Matthew; many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services will be held Monday at 10:30 a.m. from the Curtis L. Swanson Funeral Home Inc., corner of routes 29 and 118, Pikes Creek, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. from Our Lady Of Mount Carmel Church, Lake Silkworth, with the Rev. Richard Fox officiating. Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Interment will be in St. Casimir's Cemetery, Hunlock Township.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be sent to the Medical Oncology Prescription Assistance Fund, 382 Pierce St., Kingston, PA 18704, or to a .

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Published in Times Leader on May 3, 2013
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