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Obituary of Pauline Povanda

Pauline Povanda, 94 , a resident at St. Mary's Villa, formerly of Jessup, died Saturday morning surrounded by her family, and once again is in the arms of her loving husband. She was the widow of John Povanda, who died April 20, 1993 after 45 years of marriage..

Born  and  raised in Madisonville, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Mary Wanda Vervan.She was a graduate of Jessup High School and worked in the local garment industry and later became the Bookkeeper for Jessup Lumber owned by her husband John  and her brother in law, Bernie. Her most important role was that of Wife, Mother and Grandmother. 

She was a member of Queen of Angels Parish, St. Michael's Church, Jessup.

Our Mom enjoyed quilting, crocheting, playing bingo with her neighbor and best friend Lydia and dancing the Polka with our Dad.

The family would like to express our heartfelt gratitudefor all the care and love given to our Mom at St. Mary's Villa. The entire staff was very warm and welcoming especially the "crew" of Unit 29.



She is survived by three sons, John and wife Emma, Hermitage, Atty. Peter, Factoryville, and Dr. Paul and wife Rose, Horseheads, NY, two daughters, Andrea Warholic and husband Robbie, Johnson City, and Ann Brojack, and husband George, Greenfield Township, three brothers, Andy, York, PA, Bill, Olyphant and Joseph and wife Norma Manville, NJ. 12 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by brothers, Michael, John, Adam and George Vervan and sisters, Ann Piccinini, Veronica Vervan, Helen Brodowsky, and Mary Glaser.

The funeral will be held Friday from the Louis  M. Margotta Funeral, 511 Church St. Jessup, with mass at 10 Am at St. Michael's Church, Jessup. Interment, parish cemetery. Friends may call Thursday from 4 to 7 PM.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimers Association,  Greater PA Chapter, 57 N. Franklin St. Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701.  For online condolences go to, "" 



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