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Mary Ann Gorgacz, 98, passed away the morning of July 7, 2017, at The Grove at New Wilmington.
Born on Aug. 12, 1918, in DuBois, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Andrew Sr. and Anna Wasiesky Lysko.
On Sept. 16, 1947, she married her beloved husband, Stanley Gorgacz Jr., and the two spent over 61 years together until he preceded her in death in 2009.
Mary graduated from Shenango High School in 1937. She was a former member of Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Church. Mary enjoyed gardening, reading, cooking, baking and the outdoors.
Mary is survived by her son, Gregory G. Gordon of New Castle, and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her sister, Helen Lysko, and brothers, Walter, Andrew Jr. and Stephen Lysko.
Private services were held at Ed and Don DeCarbo Funeral Home and Crematory, 941 S. Mill St, officiated by Father Chris Davis.
Interment took place in Parkside Cemetery.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.decarbofuneralhome.com.
Published on July 10, 2017
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