Marie L. Tojan

Marie L. Trojan
Marie L. Trojan, 89, of 33 Sharpe St., Lansford passed away on Friday, March 28, 2014, at the Summit at Blue Mountain Nursing Home in Lehighton. She was the wife of Chester J. Trojan. They had celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary this past June.
Born in Lansford, she was a daughter of the late Leonard and Josephine (Tessitore) DeMarco.
Marie was a graduate of the former Lansford High School, Class of 1943, having been the class salutatorian.
She worked for the former Kiddie Kloes garment factory in Lansford; for the former Bright's Department Store in Lansford as a women's ware buyer; for the former W.T. Grant in Lehighton; and last for the former Jamesway Store in Tamaqua.
Marie was a member of the former St. Ann's Catholic Church and a current member of St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church, both of Lansford.
Surviving, along with her husband, is a daughter, Penny Triojan, and her friend, Alison Tipple, of Frankfort, N.Y.; a brother, Joseph DeMarco and family of Pittsburgh; a niece, Joanne Eckhart, and her husband John, of Hometown; a sister-in-law, Agnes Melick and family of Lansford.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Pauline Strepko.
Service: Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at 11 a.m. in St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church, 124 E. Abbott St., Lansford. Interment will follow at Sky-View Memorial Park, Hometown. Calling hours are Wednesday from 10-11 a.m. in the church.
Contributions in her name may be made to the , 57 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701; or to a pet shelter of one's choice. Arrangements are being handled by the Skrabak-Parambo Funeral Home 210 E. Bertsch St., Lansford. Online condolences may be signed at

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Published in Times News on Mar. 31, 2014