Audrey Smarkusky

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Oct. 15, 2017

Audrey Smarkusky, 75, of Nicholson, died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, at home.

Her husband is William Smarkusky, they have been married for 55 years.

Born in Pittston, she is the daughter of Willard and Virginia Morris Snyder Hilwig. She was a member of St. Patrick Church in Nicholson and was a graduate of Lackawanna Trail High School.

Audrey and her husband operated a dairy farm together from 1961 till 1986. She also was the Nicholson Township tax collector for 40 years.

Audrey and Bill were married Nov. 25, 1961, in the Factoryville United Methodist Church with John Smarkusky as best man and Barb Bishop as maid of honor. They renewed their vows on Nov. 25, 1978, in St. Patrick Church in Nicholson.

Audrey was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and was the glue of the family. She loved to cook and hold family celebrations and was a mother and mentor to many.

Audrey is also survived by a son, William and wife Mary; two daughters: Danette Fuller, and Brenda Melycher and husband Timothy; a sister Barbara Bishop and husband Ronald; a brother Ronald Hilwig and wife Kay; five grandchildren: Matthew Smarkusky and wife Brittany, David Smarkusky and wife Amanda, Rachel Smarkusky and Steven Rauschmeier, and Clark and Jonas Fuller; a great grand daughter, Peyton Olivia Smarksusky; and many in-laws, cousins, nieces, and nephews.

She was predeceased by a granddaughter, Brianna Rose Smarkusky.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. in the St. Patrick Church, 205 Main Street, Nicholson, celebrated by Rev. Arbogaste Satoun and Rev. Gerard McGlone.

Private interment will be held in St. Michaels Cemetery in Starkville.

A viewing will be held on Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. in the Charles H. Litwin Funeral Home, 91 State Street, Nicholson. A rosary service will be held at 4 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the or the .
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91 State Street
Nicholson, PA 18446
(570) 942-6241
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Published in The Wyoming County Examiner on Oct. 18, 2017
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