Stella C. Pelsynski, 87, of Duryea, died Wednesday at Timber Ridge Health Care Center, Wilkes-Barre. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Peter Sandora, on Aug. 20, 1977; and her second husband, Louis Pelsynski, on Feb. 16, 2006.
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Born in Duryea, she was the daughter of the late Stanley Polaski and Bertha Smegal Polaski Krymowski and the stepdaughter of the late Leo Krymowski. She was a graduate of Duryea High School, class of 1944, and Empire Beauty School. She was employed by the former Brooks Manufacturing, Old Forge. Stella was the owner of Stella's Beauty Parlor, Duryea. She was a member of Nativity of Our Lord Parish, Duryea. She was a member of the Confraternity of Christian Women at Holy Rosary Church, Duryea, before its closing. She was a member and secretary of the Polish Women's Alliance Group 566.
Surviving are nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Regina Lasota and Eleanor Blosenski; and two brothers, Joseph and Edward Krymowski.
The funeral will be Monday at 10:30 a.m. from the Bernard J. Piontek Funeral Home Inc., 204 Main St., Duryea, with Mass of Christian Burial at 11 in Holy Rosary Church, Duryea, with the Rev. Andrew Sinnott officiating. Interment will be in Holy Rosary Cemetery, Duryea.
Friends may call Monday from 9:30 to 10:30 at the funeral home.
To leave the family an online or for further information, visit www.piontekfuner alhome.com.
Published in Scranton Times on May 17, 2013