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Joan M. Bujno McElwee

Birth
Mocanaqua, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 13 Apr 2010 (aged 75)
Nanticoke, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Mocanaqua, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 51101530 · View Source
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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.


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  • Created by: Kenej
  • Added: 14 Apr 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 51101530
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joan M. Bujno McElwee (26 Jan 1935–13 Apr 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 51101530, citing Saint Marys Cemetery, Mocanaqua, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Kenej (contributor 46890320) .