Mary Dranchak Stadinski, 93, of Taylor, died Holy Saturday at her home, which she dearly loved. Her husband, Joseph, died March 30, 2005.
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Born in Taylor on April 1, 1921, she was the daughter of the late Stephen and Mary Derenick Dranchak. Mary was a lifelong parishioner of St. George's Orthodox Church, Taylor, and was the treasurer of the Altar Society for over 20 years. Throughout her life, she was very active in the life of the parish and always there to lend a helping hand. Mary was a woman of great faith and was a wonderful baker. However, her passion for ceramics will not be forgotten.
Surviving are a granddaughter, Phileshia Dombroski, Taylor; a special niece, Ruth H. Macik, Taylor; a sister-in-law, Irene Dranchak, Ocala, Fla.; and additional nieces and nephews. A daughter, Mary Lynn Dombroski; two brothers, John and Stephen; and a sister, Helen Macik, preceded her in death.
Phileshia would like to express her gratitude to Hospice of the Sacred Heart and Telespond Senior Services for their support.
The funeral will be Saturday at 8:45 a.m. from the Semian Funeral Home, 704 Union St., Taylor, followed by Divine Liturgy at 9:30 in St. George's Orthodox Church, Taylor. Interment, parish cemetery.
Friends may call Thursday, 4 to 7 p.m., and Friday, 4 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. George's Orthodox Church, Benevolent Fund, 743 S. Keyser Ave., Taylor, 18517.
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Published in Scranton Times on Apr. 22, 2014
Semian Funeral Home
704 Union St Taylor, PA 18517