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Joan M. Bujno McElwee
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Birth: Jan. 26, 1935
Mocanaqua
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr. 13, 2010
Nanticoke
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA

Joan M. McElwee, 75, formerly of Railroad Street, Mocanaqua section of Conyngham Township, concluded her journey here in this world and entered into peaceful eternal life early Tuesday morning, April 13, 2010, at Birchwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Nanticoke. Joan was born in Mocanaqua on Jan. 26, 1935, and was a daughter of the late Walter and Amelia (Yadock) Bujno. She was a graduate of Shickshinny High School, Class of 1952. She also graduated from Temple University School of Nursing in 1955 and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing education from Wilkes College in 1970. She was employed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as a psychiatric registered nurse and nurse manager for 25 years, retiring in 1984. Joan was a member of St. Mary's Church in Mocanaqua and St. Columba Church in Bloomsburg. She enjoyed shopping and dining out. Surviving are a daughter, Susan Gregus, and her husband, Ronald, Lake Silkworth; son, David McElwee, and his wife, Karen, Bloomsburg; grandchildren, Kimberly Mazur and her husband, Thomas, Huntington Mills; Sean McElwee and fiancée, Jennifer Blose, Sunbury; Christopher McElwee and his fiancée, Maria Gallager, Maryland; great-grandchildren, Molly and Chloe Mazur, Huntington Mills; sister, Elizabeth Baran, New Jersey; brother, Bruno Bujno, Maryland; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 9:15 a.m. Friday from the George A. Strish Inc. Funeral Home, 211 W. Main St., Glen Lyon, Newport Township, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Mary's Church, Mocanaqua, with the Rev. Stephen Krawontka officiating. Interment will be held in the Parish Cemetery, Mocanaqua. Family and friends may call from 5 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home. The family would like to thank the staff at Birchwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and Fernwood Manor for the loving care they gave to their mother. 
 
Burial:
Saint Marys Cemetery
Mocanaqua
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Kenej
Record added: Apr 14, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51101530
Joan M. <i>Bujno</i> McElwee
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