Rita C. Sosnoskie

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NORTHUMBERLAND — Rita C. Sosnoskie, 79, of 58 Neitz Road and formerly of 823 W. Pine St., Coal Township, passed away Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at the Sunbury Community Hospital.

Born in Shamokin July 24, 1933, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Catherine (Willis) Gotaskie.

She was a graduate of Coal Township High School.

Rita was married in St. Stephen's Church Aug. 25, 1956, to the late Martin B. Sosnoskie Jr., who proceeded her in death April 22, 2003.

She was a member of Our Lady of Hope Church, Shamokin.

Rita is survived by a brother, John Gotaskie and wife, Barbara, of Sunbury; a sister, Mae Savage and husband, Raymond, of South Abington Township; a sister-in-law, Marilyn Gotaskie, of North Brunswick, and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Theresa London, and three brothers, Francis Gotaskie, Edward Gotaskie and Frankie Gotaskie.

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SOSNOSKIE — Rita C. Sosnoskie, 79, of 58 Neitz Road, Northumberland, and formerly of 823 W. Pine St., Coal Township. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Hope Church, 863 W. Chestnut St., Coal Township, with the Rev. Adrian Gallagher officiating. Committal services will follow at St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Coal Township. Calling hours will be held from 8:15 to 9:15 a.m. Monday at the Leonard J. Lucas Funeral Home Ltd., 120 S. Market St., Shamokin. The Leonard J. Lucas Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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Published in The News Item from Mar. 1 to Mar. 6, 2013