Rose Mary Ap­plestot Pekata Color photo op­tion Theresa B. Las­towski

Jan­uary 12, 2018 Jan­uary 13, 2018

The Citizens' Voice - - Obituaries / Nation -

Rose Mary Ap­plestot Pekata, 88, of Hanover Twp., passed away peace­fully Fri­day, Jan. 12, 2018, at her home, fol­low­ing a lengthy ill­ness.

Born in Hanover Twp. on May 4, 1929, she was the daugh­ter of the late Ed­ward and Ly­dia Spon­baur Ap­plestot.

She was a grad­u­ate of Hanover Twp. High School, Class of 1947 and was em­ployed in the lo­cal gar­ment in­dus­try un­til her re­tire­ment in 1991. She was a mem­ber of St. Robert Bel­larmine Church, Wilkes-Barre, and she was an avid bingo player. Due to ex­panded press ca­pa­bil­i­ties, fam­i­lies who wish to in­clude color pho­tos

She was pre­ceded in death by her sis­ters, Mary Bam­rick and Betty Ap­plestot.

Sur­viv­ing is her lov­ing hus­band of 64 years, Arthur Pekata Sr.; sons, Stan­ley Pekata; Arthur Pekata Jr. and his wife, Anne; two grand­chil­dren, Ann Pekata and Daniel Pekata; sis­ter, Alma Griffin; and sev­eral nieces and neph­ews.

Fu­neral ser­vices will be held at 9:30 a.m. Tues­day from Ge­orge A. Str­ish Inc. Fu­neral Home, 105 N. Main St., Ash­ley. A Mass of Chris­tian Burial is at 10 a.m. in St. Robert Bel­larmine Church. In­ter­ment will fol­low in St. Mary’s Ceme­tery, Hanover Twp.

Fam­ily and friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Mon­day and from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Tues­day. with obit­u­ar­ies in The Cit­i­zens’ Voice may do so for an ad­di­tional cost.

Theresa B. Las­towski, 86, of Nan­ti­coke, passed away Satur­day morn­ing, Jan. 13, 2018, at Birch­wood Nurs­ing and Re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion Cen­ter, Nan­ti­coke.

Fu­neral ar­range­ments are pend­ing and will be an­nounced by Dav­isDinelli Fu­neral Home, 170 E. Broad St., Nan­ti­coke.

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