Obituary of Julia Marie Gancarcik Savakinus
Julia Marie Gancarcik Savakinus, a lifelong resident of Hudson passed away at her home on Monday November 25, 2019.
She was the daughter of the late Michael and Frances Bonetski Gancarcik and devoted mother of her son Robert Savakinus.
A proud graduate of St. Nicholas High School, she studied accounting at Wilkes University before entering the workforce. Julia worked in the accounting department for Medico Industries, C.E.O., and Leslie Fay. She retired from Leslie Fay in the early 1990’s.
After retiring she filled her time by pursuing her interest in collecting coins, antique jewelry, building a Victorian dollhouse and most of all, spending time with her son. They enjoyed traveling together to Atlantic City and Niagara Falls, attending concerts and watching old movies. They were also great supports of the Lackawanna Historical Society (LHS) and attended many events.
She was preceded in death by her loving parents, her husband Robert, brother Joseph, and sister Frances Marie.
In addition to her son Robert, Julia is survived by daughter-in-law MaryAnn, Carbondale; brother Michael, Bethlehem, and several nieces and nephews.
A visitation for Julie will be held on Friday, November 29, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Yanaitis Funeral Home Inc., 55 Stark Street, Plains Township. Funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Saturday stating at 9:00 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. in the Parish of Saint Andre Bessette, 668 North Main Street, Wilkes-Barre, Pa, 18705. Mass will be celebrated by Rev. Michael Kloton. Interment will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Plains Township.
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