|Birth: ||Mar. 5, 1911|
|Death: ||Apr. 8, 2013|
North Carolina, USA
Mary Martha Kopec, 102, a former resident of Forty Fort and currently a resident of New Bern, N.C., entered into eternal rest on Monday evening, April 8, 2013, at her home. Her beloved husband was the late Stanley S. Kopec, who passed away on Oct. 6, 1998. Together, Stanley and Mary shared 67 years of marriage. Born March 5, 1911, in Port Griffith, Mary was a daughter of the late Joseph Griglock Sr. and Maria (Marchalak) Griglock. Mary was raised in Port Griffith, later relocating to Murray Street in Forty Fort where she and her husband resided for more than 50 years. Following her husband's death, Mary moved to New Bern to be closer to her children. A devoted homemaker, Mary spent most of her life tending to the daily needs of her home and family. She was a longtime member of the former Holy Name/St. Mary's Parish Community, Swoyersville. In addition to her parents, Joseph and Maria Griglock, and her husband, Stanley, Mary was preceded in death by her brothers, Joseph Griglock Jr., John Griglock, William Griglock and Joseph "Spike" Griglock; and her sisters, Anna Zawaski, Helen Krzywicki, Wilma Thour and Emma Johnson. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, which will be conducted on Monday at 9:30 a.m. from the Wroblewski Funeral Home Inc., 1442 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10 a.m. in St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, 116 Hughes St., Swoyersville. Interment with the Rite of Committal will follow in St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Cemetery, Schooley Avenue, Exeter. Family and friends are invited to call on Sunday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
Published in Times Leader on Apr. 19, 2013.
Stanley S. Kopec (1908 - 1998)*
Mary Helen Kopec Hain (1908 - 1973)*
Saint John the Baptist Cemetery
Created by: John P. Birosak
Record added: Dec 17, 2013
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