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Schuylkill County Obituaries

Josephine Rudyk, 90 – Faithful Member of Her Church

Josephine Rudyk, of Minersville, passed away on Thursday at home.

Born in Primrose, Cass Township, on December 1, 1929, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Mary Strezlecki Rudyk. She was a 1947 graduate of Cass Township High School. As a young woman, she was employed by the former Jackson Blouse, Primrose; and later worked at Indiantown Gap, retiring in 1985 after 31 years of service.

She was a faithful member of St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church, Minersville, where she was active with the B.V.M. Sodality and the St. Nicholas Choir.

The last of her immediate family, she was preceded in death by three siblings, Anna Ortlip, William Rudyk and Helen Denneny.

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Josephine is survived by six nieces, Judith Orr (spouse, Robert), Honeybrook, Karen Macaluso (spouse, Adam), Reston, Virginia, Paula Herrington (spouse, Scott), Chantilly, Virginia, Joan Scheurer (spouse, Dave), Feasterville, Marie Pavonarius (spouse, Michael), Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and Eileen Meyers (spouse, Keith), Bensalem; great nieces and great nephews.

The family will accept visitors at St. Nicholas Church, 415 Front Street, Minersville, on Saturday from 10:00 A.M. until 10:45 A.M. after which visitation will end. Requiem Divine Liturgy will be celebrated at 11:00 A.M. Interment will be in St. Nicholas Cemetery, Branch Township. The family prefers contributions to St. Nicholas Church.


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