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Anita T. Vinskie

1923 - 2021
Anita T. Vinskie Obituary

Anita T. Vinskie, 97, of Frackville, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Schuylkill E. Norwegian Street.

Born July 14, 1923, she was a daughter of the late John Sr. and Stasia Laurenavage Navitsky.

Anita graduated from the former Frackville High School, Class of 1941; she then proceeded to Philadelphia for a career as a secretary. She later moved back home to take over the family business, Big John's Café, Frackville. She also worked in local factories until her retirement.

Anita loved to travel; she also enjoyed sewing, puzzles, bingo and games shows.

She was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Parish, Frackville, and was a past member of the church choir. She was also a member of Shenandoah and Frackville Senior Citizens.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Alex Vinskie, in 1999; a daughter, Janet Covelusky, in 2019; a brother, John Navitsky, in 2016; stepbrother, Leonard Vinskie, in 1994.

She is survived by two daughters, Joanne Selconis, of Jonestown, and Linda Tomtishen, of Cressona; stepson, Alex Vinskie, of Allentown; four grandchildren, Noelle Zucas, of San Francisco, Kim Lucas, of Laguna Beach, Calif., April Kissinger, of Flower Mound, of Texas, of Todd Trynosky, Phoenix, Ariz.; 13 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Ann RC Church, Frackville, with the Rev. Brian Miller, pastor, as celebrant, following CDC and PA DOH guidelines with masks and social distancing. Interment will be in Annunciation Cemetery, Englewood/Frackville. Albert L. Gricoski Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Published in Republican & Herald from Jan. 26 to Jan. 27, 2021
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