|Birth: ||Dec. 3, 1903|
|Death: ||Jul. 1, 1979|
Hazleton Standard-Speaker; Tuesday, July 3, 1979; page 2:
"Mrs. Anthony Maxwell"
Mrs. Margaret Maxwell, 771 McKinley St., died Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Hazleton State General Hospital, where she had been admitted Wednesday. Born in Hazle Brook, the deceased was a daughter of the late Andrew and Anna (Kolessar) Racho. She was a member of Holy Trinity R.C. Church, North Laurel Street, and of the parish Women's Guild.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, John Patrick; her second husband, Anthony Maxwell; and by the following brothers and sisters: Andrew, John and Joseph Racho, Mrs. Anna Knoblaugh, Mrs. Mary Chunko and Mrs. Betty Skernolis. Surviving are these brothers and sisters: George and Stephen Racho, this city; Mrs. Warren T. (Ione) Lenhart, Frederick, Md.; Mrs. Steve (Ethel) Adams, Levittown, and Michael Racho, this city. There are a number of nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held Wednesday at 9 a.m. from the Frank J. Bonin Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 o'clock in Holy Trinity Church. Interment will be in St. John's Byzantine Catholic Cemetery. Friends may call today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. The Rev. P. Lawrence Homer will conduct a vigil service tonight at 8 o'clock.
Hazleton Standard-Speaker; Thursday, July 5, 1979; page 2:
The funeral of Mrs. Margaret Maxwell, 771 McKinley St., who died Sunday at the Hazleton State General Hospital, was held Wednesday morning from the Frank J. Bonin Funeral Home. Msgr. Paul Firczak gave the blessing at the funeral home. The Rev. P. Lawrence Homer was the celebrant of the Mass of Christian Burial in Holy Trinity R.C. Church, N. Laurel St.; he was assisted by Msgr. Firczak. Msgr. Firczak and Rev. Homer gave the final blessing at the grave in St. John's Byzantine Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers, all nephews, were Stephen Jr., Andrew, Gerald, Michael Jr., Thomas and John Racho.
Andrew Racho (1878 - 1925)
Anna Kolessar Racho (1883 - 1969)
Andrew Racho (1899 - 1955)*
John Racho (1902 - 1974)*
Margaret Racho Maxwell (1903 - 1979)
Anna Racho Knoblauh (1906 - 1967)*
Elizabeth Racho Skernolis (1908 - 1957)*
Mary Racho Chunko (1910 - 1974)*
George Racho (1912 - 2004)*
Joseph G. Racho (1915 - 1970)*
Stephen Racho (1917 - 1998)*
Ione Eleanor Racho Lenhart (1919 - 2003)*
Michael Racho (1922 - 1989)*
Saint Johns Byzantine Catholic Cemetery
Plot: Section A, Row 26, Plot #17
Created by: delancey23
Record added: Jun 01, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53110944