Annette Barbara Makarczyk Fetch of Harding entered into God's eternal rest and peace on February 5, 2013, after an illness at United Methodist Homes, Wesley Village Campus, Pittston. Her husband of 60 joyful years is Daniel Fetch Sr.
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Born, April 16, 1930, in Lynwood, Hanover Township, Annette was the daughter of the late Alexander and Wanda Smith Makarczyk.
She was a graduate of Hanover High School. She served as President of the Harding Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary for a number of years.
Annette was best known for her amazing cooking, especially her breads. She enjoyed sewing, gardening, needlepoint, traveling and spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Preceded in death by a sister, Elizabeth Vale.
Survived by three sons, Daniel and wife, Diane; Mark and wife, Teri; and Darren and wife, Mary Joan, all of Harding; three daughters, Paula Brown and husband, Barry of Harding; Amy Melberger and husband, Mick of West Pittston; Tanya Dolinish and husband, Ed of Old Forge; nine grandchildren, Mark, Nicole and Zac Fetch, Dylan, Kari and Evan Melberger, and Eddie, Demetrius and Macrina Dolinish.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Wesley Village for their wonderful care given to Annette and for their patience with the family.
The funeral will be held Friday morning at 9:30 a.m. from the Howell-Lussi Funeral Home, 509 Wyoming Avenue, West Pittston, with a Mass of Divine Liturgy at 10:00 a.m. in St. Michael's Byzantine Catholic Church, Pittston. Rev. Joseph Bertha will officiate.
Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 5 until 7:00 p.m. Parastas services will be held Thursday evening at 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment St. Mary's Byzantine Cemetery, Lake Street, Dallas.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to St. Michael's Byzantine Catholic Church, Main Street, Pittston, PA 18640; or the
Howell-Lussi Funeral Home
509 Wyoming Avenue
West Pittston, PA 18643
Published in Scranton Times from Feb. 6 to Feb. 7, 2013