Tecla Scholar

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KENSINGTON- Tecla Scholar, 94, of Kensington passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, March 6, 2014, the wife of the late Charles Scholar and the daughter of the late Stephan and Anna Marunchak.

She was born in Elizabeth, N.J., and was a member of St. Paul Church and the Ladies Guild. Tecla was a U.S. Navy wife and traveled with her husband, Charles, to various ports of call during his 30 years of service to his country.

Tecla is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Alice Scholar, of Berlin; and several nieces and nephews including four special nieces, Vera, Lorian, Gloria, and Barbara. Besides her husband and parents she was predeceased by a daughter, Linda Scholar; several brothers and sisters; and many friends.

The family would like to thank her special friend and caregiver, Olga Bronetska. Her warm friendship and care provided Tecla with much happiness in her last years.

Everyone was invited to go directly to St. Paul Church on Monday, March 10, for a Mass of Christian burial. Burial was followed in St. Mary's Cemetery New Britain. To share memories or express condolences online, please visit

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Published in Berlin Citizen on Mar. 13, 2014