July 8, 2012
Mildred Wayda, 77, a resident of Broadway Road, Shickshinny, passed away July 8, 2012.
She was born September 29, 1934, in Wilkes-Barre, a daughter of the late John and Elizabeth Lawrence Shofranko. She was a member of St. Matthew Evangelical Lutheran Church, Wilkes-Barre.
Mildred's passions for her family, and even more so for her dancing, stood out and will continue to stand out. Her compassionate personality will live on through the eyes and hearts of everyone who had the pleasure of knowing her. God had blessed her with her wings early Sunday morning, where she peacefully passed away in her home surrounded by her family.
Surviving are her daughter Debra A. Fagan, Shickshinny; sons, Richard, Mountain Top; David, Wilkes-Barre; Robert, Shickshinny; grandchildren, Haeli, John, Dominick, Amanda, Danielle, Elijah, Christian and Anya; sister, Jean Olexy, several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband Leonard Wayda.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m. from the Clarke Piatt Funeral Home, Inc., 6 Sunset Lakd Road, Hunlock Creek, with Pastor Gary Scharrer officiating.
Friends may call on Wedneday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.