Jennifer Lynn Parduski, 44, of Perkasie, Pa., passed away at her parents' home in Shavertown on Monday, April 22, 2013, surrounded by family, friends and her loyal cat, Casper.
Born in Wilkes-Barre, Jennifer was a daughter of Stanley J. and Charlene A. Grochowski Parduski, Shavertown. She was a graduate of Dallas High School and a 1991 graduate of East Stroudsburg University, earning a bachelor's degree in medical technology. She was a member of Delta Phi Epsilon, Epsilon Beta chapter.
Jennifer formerly worked as a medical technologist for CMC Hospital, Scranton, and in various hospitals in Allentown and Maryland. She was most recently employed by Merck & Co. Inc., as a bio technician, level II, in hepatitis A vaccine manufacturing. An asset to the company, Jennifer was a hard-working, conscientious and diligent employee.
Jennifer had a green thumb and enjoyed gardening. She loved flowers, especially roses. She was interested in the stock market, investments and geneology. She loved travel, sand and beaches; the Caribbean was among her favorites.
Her smile was infectious. She was a loyal friend who always thought of others before herself. She dearly loved her nephews and parents.
Preceding her in death were her paternal grandparents, Ignatius and Sophie Parduski; maternal grandparents, Joseph and Lillian Grochowski; and cousins, Christine and Wayne Webb.
Surviving, in addition to her parents, are brother, David Parduski, and wife Gretchen; nephews, Ryan and Jason Parduski, all of Boyertown, Pa.; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday at 10 a.m. in St. Therese's Church, Pioneer Avenue and Davis Street, Shavertown. The Rev. James J. Paisley will officiate. Interment will be made in St. Nicholas Cemetery, Shavertown. Friends may call Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Harold C. Snowdon Funeral Home Inc., 140 N. Main St., Shavertown.
In lieu of flowers, Jennifer's family requests memorial donations be made to the
, 190 Welles St., Suite 118, Forty Fort, PA 18704, or to the Hospice of the Sacred Heart, 600 Baltimore Drive, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702.
Published in Times Leader on Apr. 24, 2013