Susan Elizabeth Rutkowski-Grzywacz

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Susan Elizabeth Rutkowski-Grzywacz, 61, of Archbald, died Friday at Commonwealth Hospice, Scranton. She was the wife of John Grzywacz. The couple had been married for eight years.

Born in Peckville, daughter of the late Enrico and Sophie Petrosky Angradi, she worked as a presser in her early years and the majority of her life as a CNA for St. Joseph's Center, where she took pride in taking care of mentally handicapped children and adults. She was a member of Christ the King Parish, St. Thomas Aquinas Church, Archbald.

Susan was a loving wife, a strong mother, a heartwarming grandmother and honorable sister. She was also very artistic. She enjoyed drawing, painting, writing, a variety of crafts and making her house truly a home. She touched the hearts of anyone she met and filled every room with cheer. Her eyes lit up every time she saw her grandchildren; they were her pride and joy. She will be deeply missed and never forgotten.

Surviving are two sons, Scott and Keith Rutkowski, Dunmore; three sisters, Frances Skutack, Peckville; Rose Sweeney, Carbondale; and Victoria Dippel, Eynon; a brother, Enrico Angradi, Delran, N.J.; and two grandchildren, Scott and Jake Rutkowski, Archbald.

She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Walter and Frank; and a sister, Ruth.

The funeral will be Monday at 9 a.m. from the Harrison Funeral Home, 374 N. Main St., Archbald, with Mass at 9:30 in St. Thomas Aquinas Church, Archbald.

Friends may call Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m.

Online condolences may be made at
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374 S. Main Street
Archbald, PA 18403
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Published in Scranton Times on Oct. 19, 2013