Alice V. (Beninsky) Fatula

Alice V. FatulaAlice V. (Beninsky) Fatula, 89, formerly of Arizona Avenue, Shenandoah Heights, and a resident at the Shenandoah Senior Living Community, passed away peacefully Tuesday evening at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

Born in Morea, June 28, 1926, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Helen Mazieka Beninsky.

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

In her early years, Alice was employed as a clerk in the former Lost Creek Post Office.

On June 28, 1949, in the former St. Mary Magdalene Church, Lost Creek, she married Joseph Fatula, who survives.

She was a member of Divine Mercy Parish, Shenandoah, having belonged to the former St. Casimir Parish, Shenandoah.

Alice was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister. Her grandchildren and great-grandchildren especially brought her great joy; she always delighted in spending time with them.

Preceding her in death, in addition to her parents, were two sisters, Rose Ann Jadus and Eleanor Stauffer.

Surviving are her husband of 66 years, Joseph Fatula, who resided with her at the Shenandoah Senior Living Community; three daughters, Helen Vislusky and her husband, Anthony, Shenandoah Heights, Mary Jo Collatos and her husband, George, Panama City Beach, Fla., and Debra Armenante and her husband, Mitchell, Waynesville, N.C.; two grandsons, Brian Vislusky and his wife, Kara, Williamsport, Md., and Anthony J. Vislusky, Harrisburg; two great-grandchildren, Brianna and Bayley Vislusky, both of Williamsport, Md.; a brother, Edward Beninsky, Zion Grove; a sister, Antoinette Motil, Hazleton; nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Divine Mercy Church, 232 W. Cherry St., Shenandoah. The Rev. Jose Johnson, Parochial Vicar, will officiate.

Interment will follow in St. Casimir Cemetery, Shenandoah Heights. Relatives and friends may call from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church.

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

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