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Frances Mackiewicz

August 30, 1940 — August 15, 2013

P. Dean Homer Funeral Home J. Jeffrey Homer, Supervisor PO Box 1 Dushore, PA 18614 Tel 570 746-1444 Fax 570 928-8116 Email Obituary August 15, 2013 Mrs. Frances Mackiewicz, age 72, of Terrytown Road, Wyalusing, PA passed away on Thursday, August 15, 2013 at the Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, PA. Fran was born in Swoyersville, PA on August 30, 1940 a daughter of the late Joseph F. & Mary Orchak, Whrel. She attended Sacred Heart School, Luzerne and graduated from West Side Central Catholic High School in Kingston, PA now Bishop O’Reilly High School. Fran worked at several factories in the area and in Bristol, PA. She later worked with her husband Joseph Mackiewicz who was an independent claims adjuster at Harvey’s Lake. They worked together for 28 years until their retirement. After retiring they moved to Wyalusing, PA. Fran and Joe enjoyed traveling and fishing. She loved ceramic painting and sewing. Fran was a member of St. Basil’s Church, Dushore, PA and a member of the Red Hat Turnpike Gals. Surviving: Spouse: Joseph at home Son: Joseph A. Mackiewicz Wyalusing, PA Granddaughter: Chelsea Lynn Mackiewicz Plymouth, PA Grandson: Joseph Michael Mackiewicz Wilkes-Barre, PA And several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a sister Caroline Wrhel Petriga of Larksville, PA There will be a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at St. Basil’s Church, Dushore, PA with the Rev. Joseph R. Hornick, her pastor, presiding. Interment will be in St. Basil’s Cemetery, Dushore, PA. Friends may call on Tuesday, Aug. 20th 2013 at the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 1 Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing, PA 18853 from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. The family will provide the flowers and request that memorial contribution be sent to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 897, Hershey, PA 17033 To send condolences or sign the e-guestbook, please go to To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Frances Mackiewicz, please visit our flower store.


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