Dolores A. Stefanowicz, age 87 of Loyalville, passed from this life on Friday, November 30, 2018 at the Meadows Nursing Center, Dallas.
She was born in Wilkes-Barre on November 24, 1931 and was the daughter of the late Anthony and Frances Bogacki Stravinski.
In her younger years she was employed by various textile factories in the area. Dolores enjoyed crocheting, sewing, baking, canning, gardening and playing Scrabble. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Anthony H. Stefanowicz, Jr., son, Mark Stefanowicz, sisters, Marie Krainz, Joan Brin and Frances Carwell.
Dolores is survived by daughters, Deborah Bronson and her husband William of Pikes Creek, Ann Price and her husband James of Pikes Creek and Kathleen Covert and her husband James of Loyalville; brother, Robert Stravinski of Fort Washington; 10 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at 12:30 PM from the Curtis L. Swanson Funeral Home, Inc., corner of routes 29 and 118, Pikes Creek, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 1:00 PM from the Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 2011 State Route 29, Hunlock Creek, PA 18621, with Rev. Alex Roche, officiating.
Visitation will be from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM on Monday at the funeral home.
Interment will be in the Mount Olivet Cemetery, Carverton.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at the Meadows Nursing Center for the compassionate care given to their mother.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to EOS Therapeutic Riding Center, for special needs individuals, 288 Dahl Rd., Bloomsburg, PA 17815 or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital PO Box 1893 Memphis, TN 38101-9950.