Brenda L. Saraka
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NORTH UTICA - Brenda L. Saraka, 74, passed away peacefully on August 21, 2013, in Faxton-St. Luke's Healthcare, with her loving family by her side.
She was born in Rome, NY, on November 22, 1938, a daughter of the late Henry and Ruth Pfluke Paquette, and was a graduate of Utica Free Academy. On February 20, 1960, Brenda was united in marriage to Eugene Saraka in St. Peter's Church, N. Utica. The couple resided in N. Utica. She was employed by the Masonic Care Community until her retirement. Brenda was of the Catholic Faith.
Survivors include her beloved husband, Eugene; one daughter, Judy Saraka, Schuyler; one son, James and his wife, Maureen Saraka, Middletown, Connecticut; four precious granddaughters, Courtney (Stephen) Buehner, Kelsey Picente, Emily Saraka and Katie Saraka; and two brothers, Arleigh and Lennie. She was predeceased by a brother, Lynn.
Friends and relatives are invited to attend her Funeral Mass on Saturday, August 24, 2013, at 1 p.m. in Sacred Heart/St. Mary's Church, New York Mills. Burial in Forest Hill Cemetery, Utica. In keeping with Brenda's wishes, there are no calling hours.
Arrangements in care of Wolanin Funeral Home, Inc., N.Y. Mills.
Published in The Observer-Dispatch on Aug. 23, 2013