Rose Mary Applestot Pekata Color photo option Theresa B. Lastowski
January 12, 2018 January 13, 2018
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.