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Martha Wasser, 85 – Avid Polka Dancer

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Martha D. Wasser, 85, of Minersville, passed away peacefully at Golden Living Center York Terrace on March 7, 2020, in the hands of the Lord with her loving family by her side.

Martha was born in Minersville October 27, 1934, a daughter of John and Mary Fedeles-Keitsock and stepdaughter of late Michael Marencin of Freeland.

She was a 1952 graduate of Reilly Twp. High School.

She was a member of Saints Peter & Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, Minersville.

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She was preceded in death by her beloved husband William Albert Wasser. Preceded in death by brother John Keitsock, Jr. Survived by sister Dorothy Hatter husband Randall and brother Emil Keitsock and wife, Mary.

She is survived by Gary Wasser, Sr. & wife Gladys, Kevin Wasser and companion Brenda & William Wasser & wife Dee and grandchildren Gary Wasser Jr & wife Stephanie, Janelle Winowich & husband Jake, Jeremy Wasser & wife Brittany, Kyle Wasser & wife Tiffany & Samantha Roshannon & Sheila & Shelley Wasser plus 3 great grandchildren Keagan, Cooper & Axel and many nieces and nephews.

Martha was active in her community, church, cub scouts and Minersville little league. When not with family, she spent a great deal of her time as an active member of the Coal Cracker Assoc. for 25 years and avid polka dancer.

She also was an active member of American Legion Aux. for several years. She had a great love of travel, cooking and was known for her famous potato salad. She was a loving sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother & friend.

She will be dearly missed by all who loved her.

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The Office of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday 10:00 am in Ss. Peter & Paul Byzantine Catholic Church with the Very Reverend Gregory J Noga celebrant.

A visitation will be held Wednesday with calling hours from, 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the Mahal-Ritzel Funeral Home Inc, Minersville. Additional visitation at the funeral home Thursday morning from 7:00 to 9:30 am. Interment St. Francis of Assisi Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Ss. Peter & Paul Byxantine Cahtlic Church. Mahal-Ritzel Funeral Home Inc, Minersville entrusted with the arrangements.

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