Virginia Slusark

Virginia Slusark, 91, passed away peacefully, with family at her side, on Feb. 19, 2014, at Wesley Acres in Des Moines, Iowa. She is survived by her husband, Stan, an Avoca native, the love of her life.

She is lovingly remembered by her son, Art and his wife, Nell, Johnston, Iowa; and their children, Kate (Patrick) Kiely, New York City; Jane, Des Moines; and Mike, Chicago; and her son, Frank and his wife, Karen, and their children, Brian and Matt, all of Lake Hopatcong, N.J.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be 9:30 a.m. Saturday, March 1, 2014, at Bishop Drumm Chapel, 5815 Winwood Drive, Johnston. Burial will be private at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery, Adel, Iowa, on March 3.

Expressions of remembrance can be made in Virginia's memory to the St. Vincent de Paul Society, c/o St. Polycarp's Church, 135 Ransom Lane, Smyrna, DE 19977.

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Published in Scranton Times on Feb. 27, 2014