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Margaret "Peggy" Matrisin Dubrawsky-Smolko
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Birth: Feb. 16, 1919
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 21, 1999
Arizona, USA

Died of a heart attack on way to visit daughter and son-in-law on a plane, 1 hour outside of Phoenix, Arizona on Dec 21,1999 She had lost her 2nd husband, George, who also died of a heart attack on August 31,1999.
Her first husband,Albert Dubrawsky, also died of a heart attack.

Margaret "Peggy" Matrisin was born February 16,1919,She never knew her father,John, who had died the year before in December of 1918 ( his wife, Mary, thought he had something wrong with his kidneys). Margaret was the youngest of four children: Anna,Michael,John. For quite some time after Margaret's birth she was blind.This was a result of infected tonsils which when removed, she could see. She wore glasses most of her life. As the youngest child, she wore a lot of hand-me-downs.Because of this, later on in life she becme a shop-a-holic.She had closets full of clothes some of which she never wore.However, she had a gift for putting together a beautiful outfit.
Although she went to school, she did not graduate. Most girls had to quit school and go to work because the family needed the income. She worked in a clothing factory. They made T-Shirts.
Peggy enjoyed going to dances and roller skating with her friends. She also sang jingles for businesses on the local radio.
Peggy" was 5 feet tall with beautiful shoulder-length brown hair and brown eyes. She, her mother and brothers and sister lived on 1000 Peace St in Hazleton,Pa. 
Family links: 
  John Mitrisin (1884 - 1918)
  Mary Baka Mitrisin-Tereszuk (1886 - 1965)
  George Edward Smolko (1929 - 1999)
  Albert Dubrawsky (1914 - 1959)*
  Anna Mitrisin Paisley (1910 - 2001)*
  John Matrisin (1916 - 1998)*
  Margaret Matrisin Dubrawsky-Smolko (1919 - 1999)
*Calculated relationship
Saint Johns Byzantine Catholic Cemetery
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section C Row 41 Plot 5
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Record added: Nov 07, 2010
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Margaret Peggy <i>Matrisin</i> Dubrawsky-Smolko
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Margaret Peggy <i>Matrisin</i> Dubrawsky-Smolko
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