Obituaries

Josephine J. (Olock) Werbitski

Josephine WerbitskiJosephine J. (Olock) Werbitski, age 83 of 639 E. Centre St., Shenandoah passed away Sunday at Schuylkill Medical Center-East Norwegian Street, Pottsville.

Born in Morea on September 18, 1927 she was the daughter of the late Stephen and Anna Katchmaric Olock.

She was a graduate of the former Mahanoy Township High School.

Josephine was a devout member and very supportive parishioner of St. Casimir Church, Shenandoah.

Preceding her in death in addition to her parents were her husband, Joseph F. Werbitski, Jr. in 1996; four sisters, Florence Olock, Kathryn I. Koznecki, Mary Fulmer and Theresa Davis.

Surviving are one daughter, Joann Werbitski at home; one brother, Stephen Olock of Shenandoah; one sister, Irene Hower of Temple; nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held on Friday at 9:00 am from Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, 132 S. Jardin St., Shenandoah.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 am in St. Casimir Church, Shenandoah.  Rev. Msgr. Ronald C. Bocian, Pastor will officiate.  Interment will follow at 11:30 am at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville.

Friends may call at the funeral on Friday morning from 8:00 am to 9:00 am.  There will be no calling hours on Thursday evening.

Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, Shenandoah, is in charge of the arrangements.

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