Verna Solensky, 84, of York, and formerly of Throop, died Sunday afternoon in Manor Care Kingston, York. Her husband, Joseph S. Solensky Sr., died Sept. 27, 2007.
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Born in Throop, daughter of the late John and Anna Yakabovinski Belinchak, she graduated from Throop High School and was a former member of St. John the Baptist Church, Throop. She worked for many years at General Motors Acceptance Corp., New York, N.Y. After she retired, she became a homemaker.
She will be deeply missed by her family.
Surviving are a son, Joseph Solensky Jr., Broken Arrow, Okla.; two daughters, Diane Bova, Glen Burnie, Md.; and Veronica Doyle, Mount Wolfe; six grandchildren, Mary and John Bova; James Doyle; Joseph Solensky III; Dana Dawson; Evan Solensky; a sister, Rose Garventa, Seward; nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be Thursday at 8:30 a.m. from the John F. Glinsky Funeral Home, 445 Sanderson St., Throop, with Mass at 9 in St. John the Baptist Church. Interment, parish cemetery.
Friends may call Wednesday, 5 to 8 p.m.
Published in Scranton Times on Aug. 18, 2009