Marian H. Koteck

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August 31, 2012

Marian Helen Koteck, 72, of Dupont, passed away Friday, August 31, 2012, at Hospice Community Care, Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre.

Born in Dupont, she was a daughter of the late John J. and Mary A. (Saneski) Koteck.

She was a 1957 graduate of St. John's High School, a 1958 graduate of Lackawanna Business College.

She worked as a licensed barber/manager at Antone's Barber School 1965 and the Jerrytone Beauty School (licensed 1975).

She was employed by Casual Sportswear Inc., Scranton, (1958-1962); as a secretary; Marti's Barber and Hairstyling Shop, (1962-1972); Michael's Barber and Hairstyling Shop (1972-1974); Susquehanna American Inc. (1974-1995), as a secretary and was employed by the Social Security Administration, Wilkes-Barre, from 1995-2012, as a clerk in the Benefit II Notices branch.

Marian was a member of Sacred Heart Of Jesus Church, Dupont; the Altar and Rosary Society; and for many years was a former Assistant Girl Scout Leader, Penn Woods Council.

Marian was fortunate to have so many wonderful, good friends, co-workers and neighbors. Marian's close friends and family appreciated her humor and love of life, and will miss her beyond measure.

She was survived by several cousins and her constant companions, Sherbie, Tiger and Honey.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 215 Lackawanna Ave., Dupont, with Fr. Joseph Verespy officiating. Family and friends may call from 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass. Interment will be held at the parish cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Anthony's Breadline C/O St. Francis of Assisi Church, 135 W. 31 St., NY, NY 10001, or to Society of the Little Flower, 1313 Frontage Road, Darien, IL 60561-5340. Arrangements are made by Kiesinger Funeral Services Inc., 255 McAlpine St., Duryea. Online condolences may be made to

Published in Times Leader on Sept. 6, 2012