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Bertha Ann

May 28, 1924 – October 31, 2018

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Obituary for Bertha Ann Oleski

Bertha Ann Oleski, 94, formerly of Scranton died Wednesday October 31, 2018 at the Abington-Lansdale Hospital. She was the widow of Paul Edward Oleski who died on April 27, 1993.
Born in Scranton she was the daughter of the late Adam and Susan Wojtkielewicz Gawronski. A graduate of Scranton Technical High School, prior to retirement she was employed as a cook for the Friendship House for over 15 years. She was a member of the Holy Name of Jesus Church where she enjoyed quilting there with fellow parishioners. But above all she loved to spend time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

During the last nine years Bert was able to spend extended time in the homes of her children. Traveling in this way she exhibited incredible stamina and patience. In each place she developed a community of friends becoming known for her gentle, cooperative manner and enjoying many special events along with her children.
Surviving are sons Paul and wife Theresa, New York, Charles and wife Renee, Scranton, and Mark and wife Susan, Taylor; daughter Claire Defazio and husband Mike, Hatfield; Grandchildren Charles, Ryan, Tyler, Bryce Oleski, Mark Oleski and wife Mallory, Kaleigh Evans and husband Keith,
Aubrey Defazio and Adam Defazio; Great-grandchildren Mia,Vance and Maisie; sisters Josephine Williams, Scranton and Dolores Turner, Arizona; several nieces and nephews
She was preceded in death by a grandson Lance Cpl. Blaise Adam Oleski and her siblings Anthony, Benjamin, Helen, Lucille and Ann Gawronski, Lottie Ramanauskas, Victor Gordon and Dominick Gordon.
The funeral will be conducted Monday from Miller Bean Funeral Home, 436 Cedar Ave., Scranton, with Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in Holy Name of Jesus Church, 1414 Elm St., Scranton. Interment Sacred Heart Cemetery, Scranton. Friends and family may pay their respects Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m.
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Miller Bean Funeral Home, Inc
436 Cedar Avebue
Scranton, PA 18505

Service Information

November 5, 2018 9:30am
Holy Name of Jesus Church
1414 E. Elm Street
Scranton, PA 18505

Interment Information

Sacred Heart Cemetery
Davis St
Scranton, PA 18505