Leona (Bubnis) Witkowski

Leona WitkowskiLeona (Bubnis) Witkowski, age 89 of Minersville and a former resident of William Penn, West Mahanoy Township passed away Saturday morning at Golden LivingCenter – York Terrace, Pottsville.

Born in William Penn on February 12, 1925, she was a daughter of the late Matthew and Rose (Madonis) Bubnis.

She was a member of St. Matthew the Evangelist Church, Minersville.

Preceding her in death in addition to her parents were her husband, Walter Witkowski; a stepson, Walter “Sonny” Witkowski; an infant grandson, Brian Witkowski; four brothers, Joseph and William Selconis and John and Leonard Bubnis and two sisters, Anna Remaley and Frances Gatti.

FlowersSurviving are one daughter, Rose M. Barton and her husband, Michael of Minersville; two sons, Michael Witkowski and his wife Judy of Minersville and Robert Witkowski and his wife Judy of Lake Wynonah; one brother, Albert “Phil” Bubnis of Shenandoah Heights; five grandchildren, Michael Barton, Kevin Witkowski, Maria Barton, Keith Witkowski and Monica O’Brien; seven great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday 10:30 AM at St. Matthew the Evangelist Church, Minersville.  Rev. Leo J. Maletz, Pastor will officiate.  Interment will follow in St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Shenandoah Heights.

Relatives and friends may call Thursday morning at the church from 9:15 AM until the time of services.

Expressions of sympathy can be made to St. Matthew the Evangelist Church Memorial Fund, 139 Spruce Street, Minersville, PA 17954.

Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, 132 S Jardin St., Shenandoah is in charge of the arrangements. 

Leona (Bubnis) Witkowski Has 4 Condolences Posted:

  1. arlene alexander says:

    rosie , so sorry to read about your mom’s passing..i have so many good memories of her, I am keeping you on my thoughts and prayers. take care arlene

  2. Steve and Barbara Conage says:

    Rose Marie and family: Please accept our most sincere sympathy on losing your Mother. We remember Leona when she was Amelia’s neighbor; she was always so friendly and fun to be around. Steve has fond memories of her and your entire family. God Bless. Barbara and Steve Conage

  3. Mary Ann Rabada says:

    Dear Rosie-I am very sorry to hear about your mother. So many memories came to mind and all the years spent together having fun. She was always a special person to me especially the nights I spent at your house when I felt I was so far away from home. Shenandoah to Minersville. Cherish the memories you have of her and remember she will be with you always. You know where I am should you need anything. Take care of yourself and God bless you and your family. Love Always a Friend. Mary Ann Rabada

  4. Andrea Curran says:

    Dear Rose and Family,
    Please accept my deepest sympathy in the loss of your dear Mother. XO