Elizabeth Marhevka 88, of Peckville, died Sunday, December 24, 2017 at Lackawanna Health and Rehabilitation Center, after an illness.
She was the widow of Stephen Marhevka who died in 1990.
Born in Peckville, she was the daughter of the late Stephen and Julia Stanek. She graduated from Blakely High School and was a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Peckville and a former member of its Altar and Rosary Society.
She loved the company of her grandchildren, and great grandchildren doing crossword puzzles and was a fierce scrabble competitor.
She is survived by a son, Stephen and wife Peg, Peckville, a daughter, Nancy Geary and husband Mike, Yorktown, VA, grandchildren, Thomas Geary, Matt Geary and wife Clare, Amy Szezorak and Stephen Marhevka, Jr, great grandchildren, Rylee, Makayla, Cole and Eloise, a brother, Stephen Stanek, Dickson City and a sister, Frances Perkoski, Peckville. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Sharon and a granddaughter, Melanie and a sister, Marge Stanek.
The funeral will be Friday from the James M. Margotta Funeral Home, 1019 Main St. Peckville, with mass at 9:30 at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Peckville. Interment All Saints Cemetery, Hollisterville. Friends may call Thursday from 6 to 8 PM. For online condolence go to, "www.margottafuneralhomes.com."