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Margaret L. Partilla

July 20, 2009

Margaret L. Partilla, 92, of Manhattan Street, Ashley, passed away Monday evening at Hampton House, Hanover Township.

She was born in Ashley on June 10, 1917, a daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Henicheck) Yenchak. She was a graduate of Ashley High School, Class of 1935. She was a member of St. Leo’s/Holy Rosary Church, Ashley.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Stephen E. Partilla; son Robert Partilla; grandsons Shawn Partilla and Jerome Dankos; sisters Mary Gush and Agnes Halloway; brother Joseph Yenchak; son-in-law Stephen Sokoloski.

Surviving are daughters Mary Ann Dankos and her husband, Jerome, Hanover Township; Jean Sokoloski, Bowie, Md.; Barbara Evans and her husband, John, East Stroudsburg; son Stephen “Ronald” Partilla and his wife, Roberta, Webster, N.Y.; 12 grandchildren, Stephen, Christopher, Brian, Kyle, Lisa, Stephen, Jenine, Douglas, William, Jason, Michelle and Robert; 20 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-granddaughter; daughter-in-law Jeanette Partilla.

A blessing service will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. from the George A. Strish Inc. Funeral Home, 105 N. Main St., Ashley, with the Rev. Thomas O’Malley officiating. Interment will be held in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Hanover Township.

Family and friends may call on Saturday, from 9 until time of service, at the funeral home.

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