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Teresa M. (Matronich) Intelicato

Teresa M. Matronich Intelicato, 85, of Wilkes-Barre Township, died peacefully Saturday morning at the home of her daughter in Dorrance.

She was born Jan. 30, 1928, in Wilkes-Barre Township, a daughter to the late John and Mary Mazutinits Matronich. She was a graduate of the Wilkes-Barre Township High School and lived in the township most of her lifetime. She was a longtime member of St. Boniface Church, where she was also a member of the Altar & Rosary Society and was active in many church functions.

Teresa had been employed by the Kmart store on Route 309, Wilkes-Barre Township, for many years, retiring in 1990. She was known by all her family and friends as a great baker, both at home and for many church events. She also was a devoted Mets fan and enjoyed watching golf tournaments on television with her family.

She has been preceded in death by her husband, Joseph John Intelicato, in 1963. Also by a grandson, Robert D. Snipas; her sisters, Ann Elko, Mary Turinski, Helen Vinci, Julia Matronich and Margaret Stager; and brothers, Charles Popadines and John Matronich.

Surviving are her son Michael Intelicato and his wife, Emily, of Kingston; daughter Evelyn Snipas and her husband, Robert, of Dorrance, with grandchildren Christina Marie Snipas and Matthew J. Snipas and his fiancee, Megan Rink; Carol Semanek and her husband, Albert, of Swoyersville, with grandchildren A. Semanek and J. Semanek; two great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Ave., Wilkes-Barre, with a Mass of Christian Burial to be held at 9:30 a.m. in St. Andrew's Parish, 316 Parrish St., Wilkes-Barre. Interment will follow in St. Mary's Byzantine Catholic Cemetery, Dallas.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent by visiting Teresa's obituary at www.natandgawlasfuneralhome.com.

Published in Times Leader on July 28, 2013
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