Rose M. Ludka of Scranton died Tuesday September 5, 2017 at home. She was preceded in death by her husband Thomas Ludka who died in 1971.
Born in Scranton she was the daughter of the late Carlo and Marianne Raymond Garofalo. A graduate of Scranton Technical High School, Class of 1941; prior to her retirement she was employed in the local garment industry.
Surviving are daughters Mary Ann Tomasetti, Connecticut, Linda Malinoski, Dunmore, Susan Connors, Scranton, and Diane Ludka and life partner Glenn Heusner, Scranton; grandchildren Neil Tomasetti and wife Rossana, Jeffrey Tomasetti and wife Connie, Michael Connors and partner Tracy Archer, Courtney Krulikowski and husband James, and Michele Connors; great-grandchildren Jaclyn, Jared, and Gabriella Tomasetti, Sophia and Gianna Connors; nephew John Reilly.
She was preceded in death by son-in-law David Malinoski; sister Angelina Reilly.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday at 10:00 a.m. in Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Church, St. Paul of The Cross Parish, 1217 Prospect Ave. Interment will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Friends and family may pay their respects Monday in the church from 9:00 a.m. until Mass time.
Funeral services are under the care of the Miller Bean Funeral Home Inc. 436 Cedar Ave. Scranton.