Wife, daughter, sister and friend, Deborah Ann Darling Belenski, 51, passed away at the Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience, Philadelphia, on Saturday, October 13, 2012, after suffering a brain aneurysm. Debbie was born November 15, 1960, in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., and resided in Dallas. She graduated from Dallas High School, class of 1978 and was employed by Prudential Securities in Moosic, Pa.
Debbie is survived by her husband of 26 years, Mark Adam Belenski of Dallas; father and mother, Norman and Mary Darling of Dallas, formerly of Plains; brothers, Norman and wife, Debbie; Paul and wife, Nicole; Joseph and wife, Sandra, all of Dallas; sister-in-law, Betty Ann Adamski and her husband, Larry of Pringle; Christine Ramsay and her husband, Norman; nephews, Michael, Jason, Bryan, Logan and Steven Darling, Rick Schofield, Keith Adamski and his wife, Sheri; nieces, Katherine and Rebecca Darling, Kristie Adamski, Jessica Schofield; great-nephews, Patrick and Colten Adamski; great-nieces, Oliva and Stella Schofield, and Keira Adamski.
She was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather, Samuel Darling and grandmother, Rebecca Blaydon Darling of Plains; maternal grandfather, John Pavidus and grandmother, Josephine Klimaszewski Pavidus of Exeter; and mother-in-law, Betty Belenski of Pringle.
Growing up on her family's farm, Debbie embraced her family life and her strong work ethic. She was successful in her professional life through her hard work and dedication to whatever she did. Debbie was an active member of her community, working with numerous charity organizations. Her favorite place to be was spending time with her best friend and husband, Mark, as well as members of her family and dear friends. She had a love of traveling and embraced her life to the fullest. She gave of herself unselfishly to all that knew her and to anyone she could help. She was a lifelong member of Gate of Heaven Church in Dallas, where she and her husband, Mark, served as Eucharistic ministers. Debbie's enormous ability to give to others throughout her life will continue on as an organ donor. Debbie was an inspiration to everyone who knew her and she will be greatly missed.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. in Gate of Heaven Church, Dallas, celebrating Debbie's great love for her family and friends. The family will receive friends from 9:30 a.m. until the time of Mass. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family in Denison Cemetery, Swoyersville. Arrangements by the Corcoran Funeral Home, Inc., 20 S. Main St., Plains, PA 18705.
Memorial donations may be made to Gate of Heaven Church, 40 Machell Avenue, Dallas, PA 18612 in Debbie's memory. Online condolences may be made at www.corcor anfuneralhome.com