Pa­tri­cia M. Filip­kowski

Novem­ber 7, 2018

The Times-Tribune - - OBITUARIES / WORLD -

Pa­tri­cia M. Filip­kowski, 69, of Nan­ti­coke, for­merly of the Green­wood sec­tion of Moosic, en­tered eter­nal rest Wed­nes­day at St. Luke’s Villa, Wilkes-barre. Her fi­ancé, David B. Har­vey, who was the love of her life and care­giver, was by her side.

Born in Moosic, she was the daugh­ter of the late John and An­drea Banfi Filip­kowski. In 1967, she grad­u­ated from South Catholic High School. She fur­thered her ed­u­ca­tion at East Strouds­burg Univer­sity, where she re­ceived her bach­e­lor’s in ed­u­ca­tion. Be­fore her re­tire­ment, she worked for the Penn­syl­va­nia Depart­ment of Wel­fare as a clerk for 28 years. Pa­tri­cia was a faith­ful Catholic and a life­long mem­ber of the for­mer St. Mary of Czesto­chowa Church, Moosic, where she was the chair­woman of the ac­tiv­i­ties stand. Fol­low­ing the con­sol­i­da­tion of her church, she be­came a mem­ber of Di­vine Mercy Parish.

A woman of many en­joy­ments, Pa­tri­cia es­pe­cially en­joyed flower gar­den­ing, lis­ten­ing to polka mu­sic, cy­cling and trav­el­ing ex­ten­sively with her mother. Above all, her fa­vorite en­joy­ment was be­ing sur­rounded by her lov­ing fam­ily.

In ad­di­tion to her fi­ancé, she is sur­vived by two broth­ers, John Filip­kowski; and Michael Filip­kowski and wife, Mary­jean; a nephew, Michael Filip­kowski and wife, Danielle; two nieces, Jenna Filip­kowski and hus­band, Ja­son Mott; and Christa Filip­kowski and com­pan­ion, Derek De­santo; her fi­ancé’s fam­ily, Shan­non and Har­vey Fung, and their son, Isa­iah; David Har­vey and He­len La­gos Har­vey.

She was also pre­ceded in death by an in­fant sis­ter, An­drea; and a sis­ter-in-law, Linda Filip­kowski.

Fam­ily and friends are in­vited to at­tend Pa­tri­cia’s fu­neral, which will be­gin Mon­day at 10 a.m. from the Semian Fu­neral Home, 704 Union St., Tay­lor, fol­lowed by Mass of Chris­tian Burial at 10:30 in Di­vine Mercy Parish, 312 Davis St., Scran­ton, by the Rev. Fran­cis L. Pauselli, pas­tor. In­ter­ment will fol­low in St. Mary of Czesto­chowa Ceme­tery, Moosic.

Friends may call Mon­day, 9 to 10 a.m., at the fu­neral home.

In lieu of flow­ers, me­mo­rial con­tri­bu­tions may be made to the Alzheimer’s As­so­ci­a­tion, 57 N Franklin St., Wilkes-barre, PA 18701.

Please visit the fu­neral home web­site to share mem­o­ries or ex­tend con­do­lences.

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