Teresa Sewatsky Wall, 83 of Lake Winola, passed away on July 2, 2013, with her children at her side.
Born in Duryea, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Anna Gorko Sewatsky.
She was raised in Falls, graduated from Fall-Overfield High School in 1947, and spent her adult years in the Lake Winola area. She married the late Gerald Parker Wall on June 14, 1952 and was married to him until his death on November 3, 1991.
Teresa lived her life in service to God and her community. She was a devout member of St. Mary of the Lake Church and participated in its choir and Prayer Shawl group and served as a Eucharistic Minister and lector. She was a member of both St. Mary of the Lake and Nativity B.V.M's Altar and Rosary Societies. Teresa was a past member of the Lake Winola Lioness Club and was honored as "Lioness of the Year." She was also a member of the Lake Winola Fire Company's Ladies Auxiliary and a volunteer at Tyler Memorial Hospital from 1988 until her illness.
She worked in the garment industry from 1947 to 1980 and worked at McKinney's Manufacturing from 1980 until her retirement in 1993. In recent years, she worked at the Schirg's booth at the Farmers Market.
Surviving are her caregiver and daughter Pat Wall, Lake Winola; son Allen and wife Kathy Wall of Matthews, N.C.; sister Eleanor Heller of Danville: nephew Earl Heller and wife Monica of New Jersey; an uncle, grandnephews, cousins, and grand dogs, Sally and Abby.
Funeral services were held on Saturday morning at St. Mary of Lake, Lake Winola.
Interment in Mt. View Burial Park, Harding. Arrangements by Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home Inc., 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock.
Those wishing may make memorial contributions to St. Mary of the Lake Capuchin Sisters Support Fund, St. Mary of the Lake or Church of Nativity B.V.M.- all at 99 East Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.sheldonkukuchkafuneralhome.com.
Sheldon - Kukuchka Funeral Home - Tunkhannock
73 West Tioga Street
Tunkhannock, PA 18657
Published in The Wyoming County Examiner from July 10 to July 16, 2013