Hedwig R. Gill
October 12, 2018
Hedwig R. Gill, 99, of Laflin and of St. John’s Apartments, Wilkes-barre, passed away Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, at The Dawn Green Hospice, New York City.
Born in Wilkes-barre, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Helen (Briestek) Niemiec.
Hedwig was a graduate of Jenkins Twp. High School, and was a homemaker all her life. She was an amazing cook and an extraordinary home decorator.
She was a member of St. Maria Goretti Church, Laflin, and a member of the Parish Rosary Group.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Michael Gill; brother, John Niemiec; sisters, Josephine Lapsansky, Nellie Paczkowski, Theresa and Agnes Niemiec and Sophie Ruskey.
Surviving are her daughters, Paula Gill, New York City; and Dr. Katherine Neville and son-in-law, Dr. Ray Neville, Wappingers Falls, N.Y.; grandchildren, Dustin Schiavi, New York City; and Christine Neville, San Diego, Calif.; sister, Mary Kosuth, Oakland, N.J.; and Helen Sartin, Jenkins Twp.; several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Corcoran Funeral Home Inc., 20 S. Main St., Plains Twp., with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. in St. Maria Goretti Church, 42 Redwood Drive, Laflin, with the Rev. James J. Walsh, pastor, officiating. The Parish Rosary Group will pray the Divine Mercy Chaplet and rosary in the church 30 minutes before the Mass. All are invited to attend. Entombment will be held in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Carverton section of Wyoming.
Family and friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Maria Goretti Church in Hedwig’s memory.
For additional information or to leave Hedwig’s family a message of condolence, please visit www.corcoranfuneralhome.com.