Joseph A Moran Funeral Home Inc
229 W 12Th St
Hazleton, PA 18201
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Marie A. Solensky

Marie A. Solensky Obituary

Marie A. Solensky, 78, of Hazle Twp., passed away Thursday in Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton.

Born in Hazleton, she was the daughter of the late Bernard and Florence Frask Smolen and was a member of Queen of Heaven Parish at Our Lady of Grace Church, Hazleton.

Marie received her Bachelor of Science degree at Bloomsburg University and her masters from Lehigh University and Penn State University. She was a remedial reading specialist in the Hazleton Area School District for 32 years. Marie loved gardening, going to church, shopping with her daughters, casinos, and enjoyed spending time with her family especially her grandson, Chase.

Surviving are her husband of 53 years, Edward Solensky; daughter, Gina Marie, Mountain Top; and Theresa Vilarino and her husband, Daniel, Levittown; grandson, Chase Alexander Vilarino; brother, Bernard Smolen and his wife, Judy, Winter Haven, Fla.; devoted nephews, Scott Smolen, Odenton, Md.; Mark Smolen, John Smolen and wife, Kelly, all of Las Vegas, Nev.; and several nieces and nephews.

Her funeral was held privately. Burial was in Transfiguration Cemetery, West Hazleton.

Joseph A. Moran Funeral Home, 229 W. 12th St., Hazleton, was in charge of the arrangements. Condolences can be entered at www


In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Queen of Heaven Parish at Our Lady of Grace Church, 750 N. Vine St., Hazleton, PA 18201.

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