Josephine Wondoloski, 91 a resident of the Mount Carmel Senior Living Community and a lifelong resident of Centralia passed away on Sunday, March 1, 2020 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.
She was born in Centralia on February 13, 1929 and was a daughter of the late John and Catherine Comarnitsky.
Josephine was a graduate of the former Hubert Eicher High School in Centralia where she was the class valedictorian.
She was married on October 3, 1953 in Shamokin to John S. “Jack” Wondoloski who preceded her in death on November 23, 2015.
She had been employed at the former Yankee Plastics Factory in Ringtown for many years and then went on to work for the former Mt. Carmel Taxi.
Josephine was a member of the former St. Ignatius Parish in Centralia and now a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish. She also was a member of the Centralia American Legion Post #608 Auxiliary and the Wilburton Senior Citizens.
Josephine was a very artistic person. She enjoyed ceramics and was an avid quilter, coffee connoisseur, maker of pysanky eggs and was an award-winning maker of hand crafted pierogies.
Surviving are two sons, J. David Wondoloski and his wife Patty of Elysburg, Joseph Wondoloski and his wife Diane of Bloomsburg; two daughters, Ann “Susie” Wexler and her husband Geoffrey of Buffalo, New York and Karen Kiker and her husband Ron of Monroe, North Carolina; nine grandchildren, David, Alicia, Kayla and Nicholas Wondoloski, Alison Annoni, Gary Foulds, Elizabeth Kieser, Rachel and Jack Kiker; four great grandchildren, William and Michael Foulds, Ella Jo Wondoloski and Liam Annoni; numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband ,she was preceded in death by one son, Thomas Wondoloski; one granddaughter, Kate Wondoloski; two sisters and four brothers.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, March 6, 2020 at 11:00 am in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church with the Rev. Francis J. Karwacki, Pastor as the celebrant. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery Ralpho Township. A viewing will be held on Friday morning from 9:00 am until 10:45 am at the Joseph J. Stutz, Inc. Funeral Home, 40 South Market Street, Mt. Carmel, Joseph J. Stutz, III Supervisor. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy can be made to Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 47 South Market Street, Mt. Carmel, PA 17851. To leave a condolence to the family, please sign the guestbook at www.stutzfuneralhome.com