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Judith A. Syzdek, 77 – Enjoyed Time with Grandchildren

Judith A. Syzdek, 77, Frackville, passed away peacefully Sunday at her residence with her husband at her side.

Born in Lost Creek #2, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Julia Hartzell. She had been employed as a seamstress in the local garment industry having last worked at the former Martin Shirt Factory.

Judy attended the former W. Mahanoy Twp High School and graduated from Shenandoah Valley High School after they merged. She enjoyed playing cards and attending sporting events but most of all spending time with her grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her sister Marian Gradwell and her grandson Brandon Hancock.

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Judy is survived by her husband of 33 years Paul J. Syzdek, her daughter Barb wife of Robert Hancock, Shenandoah, her son Ed and his wife Kim Grigas, Frackville, her brother Ken Hartzell, Ft. Meyers, FL and her two sisters; Helen Sherakas, Pottsville and Jean Stauffer, Ringtown her grandchildren; Bobby, Scotty and Danny Grigas, Bobby ( Tiffani ) Hancock and Brenna Hancock, two great-grandchildren; Ethan and Asher Hancock.

Services and interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers the family prefers contributions, in Judy’s name, to Compassus Hospice, 1001 James Drive, Suite B34, Leesport, PA 19533

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