Marie N. Sakse, 88, formerly of Conyngham, passed away Saturday evening, December 7, 2019 at Fritzingertown Senior Living Community, Drums, where she had resided for the past two years.
Born in Hazleton August 28, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Mary (Kapushinsky) Lashuk, and had lived in Conyngham, Hudsondale and Hazleton throughout her life.
Marie had worked at Consolidated Cigar Co. McAdoo and also at Tung-Sol, Weatherly, She was a member of St. John Bosco R.C. Church, Sugarloaf. She was an avid knitter and knitted hats, scarfs, and slippers that were donated to Catholic Charities for refugees.
She was preceded in death in addition to her parents by her husband Andrew T. Sakse who passed Dec. 31, 2005; and a brother Albert Lashuk, June 2006.
Surviving are two daughters Andrea Sakse and her husband Michael Bruno, Hummelstown; and Paula Hoffman and her husband Todd, Weatherly; a granddaughter Sarah Marie Bruno and her husband Steven Li, Princeton, NJ; a nephew and two nieces, and several great nieces and great nephews.
Her funeral will be held Saturday, December 14, 2019 with a Memorial Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am in St John Bosco R.C. Church, Sugarloaf. Burial of her remains will follow in St. Joseph’s R.C. Cemetery, Sheppton.
In lieu of flowers memorial donation can be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. Harman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc. (East) 669 W. Butler Drive, Drums is assisting the family with the arrangements. Online condolences can be entered and more information is available at www.harmanfuneral.com.
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