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Marian M. Stranko

May 17, 1925 August 25, 2020
Marian M. Stranko
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Marian M. Stranko, 95, of Pottsville, passed away on Tuesday afternoon at Schuylkill Center, Pottsville, with her loving family by her side.

Born in Minersville, on May 17, 1925, she was a daughter of the late Roy and Florence (Smith) Heckman.

She was a graduate of Pottsville Catholic High School.

Marian was a member of St. Patrick R.C.C., Pottsville and the former Pottsville Club.

She worked at Met-Life Insurance Company and was an office manager for Stranko Accounting, retiring in 1994.

Marian most enjoyed spending time with her family, dining out with family and friends, and vacationing at the beach.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Stranko, in May 1991, and to whom she was married for 39 years; brothers, William, Donald, and Robert; and sisters: Alice, Jean, Betty, and Hazel.

Marian is survived by her daughter, Jill M. Hutt, wife of Steven, of Wilmington, DE; sons: John “Jack”, of Schuylkill Haven; and David, and his fiance, Karen Bush, of Schuylkill Haven; grandchildren: Jessica Moran, Kelly Hutt, Bradley and Scott Bush; great grandchildren: Riley, Brady, Brody, Jaxon, Aaliyah, and Drake; and many nieces and nephews, including Kim, who looked after and cared for Marian for several years.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, August 31st, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church, 319 Mahantongo St., Pottsville, with Msg. William Glosser. A viewing will be held on Sunday evening from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Lord-Bixler Funeral Home, Inc., 1818 Mahantongo St., Pottsville and on Monday morning at the funeral home from 9:30 a.m. until the procession will leave for church.

The family requests contributions in Marian’s memory be sent to St. Patrick R.C.C., 319 Mahantongo St., Pottsville, PA 17901 or the BrightFocus Foundation (Alzheimer’s Association), 22512 Gateway Center Drive, Clarksburg, MD 20871

Interment will follow in Our Lady of Calvary Cemetery, Pottsville.

Lord-Bixler Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

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