Marion Malacheski
Marion Malacheski

Obituary of Marion R. Malacheski

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Marion R. Malacheski, of Wilkes-Barre, passed peacefully into the hands of our Lord, surrounded by her loving family at her home, on Wednesday, December 1,2021. Born in Wilkes-Barre on December 9,1929, she was a daughter to the late William and Ann Steba Mitchell. Marion grew up in Wilkes-Barre and attended local schools. She was a graduate of James M. Coughlin High School, class of 1947.She then worked for several years in the local garment industry until she began working for R.C.A. of Mountain Top. Marion worked as a technician for twenty five years until her retirement.   During this time, Marion married the love of her life and dancing partner, Frank A. Malacheski. Together they raised three children: Mark, Robert, and Karen. They went on many family trips to the sea shores: Ocean City: Wildwood and Cape May ; trips to Canada; and cruises. Marion enjoyed cooking for her family, especially on Saturdays in the fall, when the family would gather to watch their favorite football team, Penn State. Marion and her husband Frank were die hard fans. They went to many games even when they made it to the Rose Bowl in California. Marion and her family were raised in the Catholic faith and were members of St. Benedict’s Parish, Parsons, and the parish community of Saints Peter and Paul Parish, Plains.   Marion enjoyed watching game shows on television, especially Wheel of Fortune, and she loved doing all the puzzles in the newspaper every morning at the kitchen table. Overall, Marion loved her husband, children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and her siblings. She was an amazing woman who truly loved life and everyone that she came in contact with. On this day, Marion and Frank are dancing their way through heaven together.   Marion is preceded in death by her parents William and Ann; loving husband Frank, and son Mark. Surviving are her son Robert and his wife Elizabeth, Plains; daughter Karen, at home; grandsons Shaun Malloy and his wife Louise; and Jesse Malacheski; great granddaughter Charlotte; sister Diane Purcell, Michigan; brothers William Mitchell, Bear Creek, Robert Mitchell, Parson, Richard Mitchell and his wife Debbie, Wilkes-Barre, and nieces and nephews. Friends and family are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial for Marion to be held on Tuesday, December 7,2021, at 1:00 p.m. in Saints Peter and Paul Parish, 13 Hudson Road, Plains, with Pastor Rev. John C. Lambert, celebrant. Interment will be held in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Hanover Twp.  Visitation will be held prior to mass at the church from 12:00 p.m. until the beginning of service.  A special thank you to the Geisinger  Home Health nurse and Hospice of the Sacred Heath for their loving care of our mother when it was needed most.   In lieu of flowers , memorial donations can be given to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Northeastern Pennsylvania Chapter, 600 Corporate Circle, Suite 103, Harrisburg, PA, 17110. To leave an online condolence for the family or for directions to services, please visit www.yanaitisfuneralhome.com.
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Wednesday
1
December

Mass of Christian Burial

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Saints Peter and Paul Church
13 Hudson Road
Plains, Pennsylvania, United States
570-825-6663
Tuesday
7
December

Visitation

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Tuesday, December 7, 2021
Saints Peter and Paul Church
13 Hudson Road
Plains, Pennsylvania, United States
570-825-6663
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