Lottie Major

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Nov. 6, 2012

Lottie Major, 96, of Avoca, peacefully entered the arms of the Lord with great ease and grace Tuesday evening, Nov. 6, 2012.

She was born in Avoca, March 4, 1916, and was a daughter of the late Anthony and Ursula (Gregorek) Kolander.

Lottie was a former member of Ss. Peter and Paul Church and a member of Queen of The Apostles Parish, Avoca. She attended Avoca schools. For many years, Lottie worked in the local garment industry. Throughout her life, she was involved in local politics.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Adam "Major" Mazur, who passed away in 1975, her sisters, Stella Vols, Sophie Karuzie and Helen Berlinski, and her brothers, Anthony, Stanley, Walter and Bernard Kolander.

She was the beloved mother of her four children, Joseph Major and his wife, Dawn, of Avoca; John Mazur and his fiancée, Barbara Fairchild, of Avoca; Jean and her husband, Joe Coffee, of Avoca; and Dorothy and her husband, Archie Faulkner, of Greenwood. Also surviving are 10 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be private. There will be no calling hours. Interment will be held at Ss. Peter and Paul Cemetery, Avoca.

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Published in Times Leader on Nov. 8, 2012
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