Obituary

Irene B. Thomas

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WANAMIE — Irene B. Thomas, 74, of Wanamie, passed away on Tuesday, July 10, 2018, surrounded by family at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.

Born March 21, 1944, in Nanticoke, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Jennie Blek Margalski. She was a graduate of Nanticoke High School. Prior to her retirement, she worked in several dress factories and was a human resource consultant for the disabled.

Also preceding her in death were her two brothers, Richard and Theodore Modrzejewski, both of New Y0rk.

Surviving are her longtime companion, Joseph Kozlowski, of Wanamie; daughter Regina and husband, John Olshefski, of Nanticoke; and grandchildren Robert Kocher and wife, Laura Albert, of Wyoming, Richard Olshefski and girlfriend, Dominga Vandermark, of Nanticoke, and Jennifer Olshefski and fiancé, Daniel Shires, of Shickshinny.

Funeral services were held at the convenience of the family from the Metcalfe-Shaver-Kopcza Funeral Home Inc., 504 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming.

There will be no calling hours.

Memorial donations may be made to the SPCA of Luzerne County, 524 E. Main St., Fox Hill, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702.


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Metcalfe-Shaver-Kopcza Funeral Home
504 Wyoming Avenue
Wyoming, PA 18644
(570) 693-1130
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Published in Times Leader from July 12 to July 13, 2018