Mrs. Theresa Macuga, of Duryea, passed away Friday, February 21, 2014, in Moses Taylor Hospital, Scranton.
Born in Duryea, on February 2, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Martin and Anna Pavlisko Dunay. She was a graduate of Duryea High School. She was formerly employed in the area garment industry and retired from the former Lady Carol, Duryea.
She was a member of Nativity of Our Lord Parish, Duryea and their Christian Women's Society. She was a member of the ILGWU, the RSVP Volunteer Program of the Area Agency on Aging for Luzerne County and the RSVP Pen Pal Program for Lackawanna County. She was an active member of the Pittston Senior Center, where she loved spending her time serving meals to others.
She was a loving mother, grandma, great grandma, sister, aunt and friend. A caregiver to many over her life, she will be missed by all that have touched her life.
She was proceeded in death by her husband, Edwin J. Macuga, who passed away on March 8, 1999, and two brothers, Albert and Michael Dunay.
Daughter, Diane Pliska and her husband, Robert, of Duryea, with whom she resided
Daughter, Cynthia Haduck of Duryea
Son, Edwin Macuga and his wife, Pat, of Vernon
Robert Pliska and his wife, Megan, of Olyphant
John Pliska of Duryea
Laura Shovlin and her husband, Chris, of Duryea
Jheralyn Macuga of Falls
Hayley Macuga of Pittston
Miyah, Robby, Lexi, Bella, Madelyn, Avery, Emily, Christopher and Colton
Pauline Vitek of Duryea
Verna Reese of Duryea
Helen Champi and her husband, Richard, of Duryea
Ruth Pernot and her husband, Bernard, of Duryea
Irene Kosik and her husband, Michael, of Dupont
Ann Breig and her husband, Edwin, of Old Forge
Martin (Frankie) Dunay and his wife, Irene, of Duryea
Paul Dunay and his wife, Anna Mae, of Shelton, Ct.
Joseph Dunay and his wife, Bernadine, of Enola
Several nieces and nephews
A special thank you to her niece, Dr. Darlene Dunay, for her care and understanding.
If desired, memorial contributions may be made to: Pittston Senior Center, 441 North Main Street, Pittston, Pa. 18640.
Funeral will be held Tuesday, February 25, 2014, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 A.M. in Holy Rosary Church, Duryea. Interment will be in St. John's Cemetery, Duryea. A viewing will be held Monday from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at the Bernard J. Piontek Funeral Home Inc., 204 Main Street, Duryea. Family and friends are asked to go directly to the church the morning of the funeral. To leave the family an online condolence, please visit our website: www.piontekfuneralhome.com.
So sorry to hear the news of Thersa's passing. She was a wonderful person. I enjoyed her friendship.Claire Keiper Cohowitz (over 5 years ago)
Diane & Family, we are sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.Alesia and Reichard Grodis (over 5 years ago)
So sorry for your loss. Thought and prayers to your family at this time.Ann Etter (over 5 years ago)
So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time.Sharon Frey (over 5 years ago)
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family through this difficult time. So sorry for your loss.Sharon Frey (over 5 years ago)
You are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time! Truly she will be missed.Pat and Glen Wagner (over 5 years ago)
Please accept our sincere condolences on the passing of your MotherPliska, John & Claire (over 5 years ago)
YOU HAVE ALL OUR SYMPATHY IN YOUR LOSS GOD BLESS YOU ALL AND OUR THOUGHTS ARE WITH YOU, FROM ACROSS THE OCEAN , LOVE AND CARE FROM ALL THE FAMILY IN ENGLANDERIC PAT WARDLE AND FAMILY FROM ENGLAND (over 5 years ago)
Diane and family, I am sorry for your loss, you are in my thoughts and prayers.Ruth gasper (over 5 years ago)
So very sorry for your loss. Mrs Macuga was a wonderful lady. You are in our prayers.Elizabeth and Joseph Zbylicki (over 5 years ago)