Rose Zembrzycki, 79, of Herrick Center, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Honesdale. She was the widow of Bernard B. Zembrzycki, who died May 31, 2005. The couple was married for 47 years.
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Born in Forest City, daughter of the late Frank and Antoinette Spyhalsky Nowogorski, she was a member of St. James Church, Pleasant Mount, and its Altar and Rosary Society. She was a founding member of the Pierogi Fundraising Committee, volunteering her recipe and time to raise funds for the church. She was a graduate of Preston Park High School. She was also a former member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Belmont Fire Company, Pleasant Mount.
She was a lifelong dairy farmer and began what is now known as Zembrzycki's Produce Stand. She could be found riding her Gator with her dog, Jackie, by her side. She took great pride in her farm and her family. She will be dearly missed by all her family, friends and customers.
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Surviving are her four children, Romaine Kobilsek and husband, Dr. Peter Kobilsek, Joplin, Mo.; and Bernie Zembrzycki and wife, Linda, Herrick Center; Carol Herron and husband, Joe, Simsbury, Conn.; Audry Roman and husband, Paul, Justus; nine grandchildren, Erin Hansma, Maureen Kobilsek, Amanda Burns, Brian, B.J. and Katelyn Zembrzycki; Melissa, Michele and Stephen Herron; two great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by a sister, Clara Porosky; and three brothers, Frank, Joseph and Robert Nowogorski.
The funeral will be Wednesday with Mass of Christian Burial at 1 p.m. in St. James Church, Pleasant Mount. Interment, St. James Cemetery, Pleasant Mount.
Friends may call Wednesday, noon until Mass time, at the church. Arrangements by the Jones & Brennan Funeral Home, 430 Main St., Forest City.
Online condolences may be sent at www.brennanfu
Jones & Brennan Funeral Home
430 Main Street
Forest City, PA 18421
Published in Scranton Times on May 26, 2014