Katie Sinkevich

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June 16, 2012

Katie Marko Sinkevich, 104, of Mountain Top, passed away peacefully Saturday, June 16, 2012.

Born on May 29, 1908, in Galicia, the Ukraine, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Barbara (Butry) Marko. She came to the United States with her parents, brothers and sisters in 1922.

Katie was a homemaker all of her life and took pride in her home. She always had coffee and goodies for whoever came to see her and was affectionately known as "Aunt Katie" by all who knew her.

Preceding her in death, in addition to her parents, were her husband, Stanley; a brother, John Marko; sisters, Anna Engel, Mary Armeli, Christine Marko; and her nephew, Charles Armeli.

Surviving are her son, Edward; daughter, Barbara Veronica DeWinn; and granddaughter. Kathi-Lee DeWinn. She is also survived by her sister, Stella Capellini; nephews, Charles Engel, Atty. Vincent Cappellini and Vincent Armeli; nieces, Christine Jeanne Engel and Nancy Biscontini. Also surviving are several great-nieces and great-nephews, and great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews.

The funeral will be held on Tuesday at 9 a.m. from the McCune Funeral Home, 80 S. Mountain Blvd., Mountain Top, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in the St. Jude's Church. Interment will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Township. Friends may call on Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Published in Times Leader on June 17, 2012
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