Josephine Lubinski

Josephine Lillian Lubinski

1922 - 2012

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Josephine Lillian Lubinski, age 90 formerly of Sweet Valley, passed away Monday, July 9, 2012 at the home of her grandson, Troy and his wife, Donna, Nanticoke.

Mrs. Lubinski was born in Salem Township, on February 25, 1922 and was the daughter of the late Joseph W. and Lillian M. Allabaugh Gensel.

Josephine started every day by reading her Bible and solving "word find" puzzles.

She will be remembered as someone who always welcomed anyone into her home with opened arms, whether they were invited or just dropped in unexpectedly. In addition she will also be remembered for her excellent cooking, no-bake cookies, Easter eggs and for all the cards she sent to her family and friends for most any occasion.

She enjoyed family gatherings, and especially enjoyed celebrating her 90th birthday at the Irem Temple Country Club on February 25, 2012.

Her husband, Valentine "Bud" Lubinski died in 1997. She was also preceded in death by brothers: Joseph, Willard, Ezra and John Gensel; sisters: Maude Frantz, Anna Russell, Geraldine Zagata, Gladys Winans and Helen Faux; sons-in-law: Raymond Naylor and Walter Lobacz.

She is survived by children: Yvonne Whitmoyer and her husband, Charles of Millville, Walter Lubinski and his wife, Helen of Southgate, Mich, Sandra Lobacz of Sweet Valley, Shirley Lubinski of Dallas and Carol Naylor of Ephrata; 13 grandchilderen, including her special grandson Troy, who she raised and was like a mother to him; 17 great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Josephine's funeral will be held 11:00 AM on Saturday, from the Curtis L. Swanson Funeral Home, Inc., corner of routes 29 & 118, Pikes Creek with Rev. Jeffrey Klansek, pastor of the First Baptist Church, Wyoming and chaplain for Commonwealth Hospice, officiating.

Interment will be in the Maple Grove Cemetery, Pikes Creek.

Friends may call Friday from 6:00 - 8:00 PM.

The family wishes to extend a special thanks to Troy and Donna for all of the love, support and care that they gave to "Gram" and also to the Meadows Nursing Center, Dallas and Commonwealth Hospice for the wonderful care that they provided.

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Funeral Service

11:00 am
Saturday, July 14, 2012
Curtis L. Swanson Funeral Home, Inc., Hunlock Creek, PA
2386 State Route 118 Hunlock
Creek, Pennsylvania, United States