Verna Solensky

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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.

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