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Mary Haduca

November 3, 2008

Mary Mischak Haduca, 93, formerly of Gateway Manor, Edwardsville, fell asleep in the Lord on November 3, 2008 in the Manor Care Health Services, Kingston.

She was the widow of Stanley C. Haduca, who died December 29, 1980.

She was born in Edwardsville, on August 25, 1915. She was a daughter of the late Paul and Mary Balberchak Mischak. She was educated in the Edwardsville Public School System. Mary was employed in the Duplan Silk Mill, Kingston. She lived most of her life in Jersey City, N.J., and was employed by General Motors as well as Inland Steel Co., New Jersey. She also lived in Sandusky, Ohio, for 16 years. Mary was a faithful member of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church, Edwardsville, as well as its Mothers and Daughters Club. She was a former member of the church’s a cappella choir. She was a former member of General Motors United Auto Workers Union.

She also was preceded in death by her brothers, Nicholas Mischak, John (Jake) Mischak and Peter Mischak; and her sister, Elizabeth Maher.

Surviving are her sister, Helen Kobusky, Edwardsville; and her brother, William Mischak, Virginia; numerous nieces and nephews; great-nieces and -nephews.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. from the Edwards and Russin Funeral Home, 717 Main St., Edwardsville, with requiem services at 11 a.m. in St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church, Zerby Avenue, Edwardsville, with the Rev. Martin Browne, pastor, officiating. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery.

Friends may call from 9 to 10:30 a.m. A Panikhida Service for the departed will be held at 9:30 a.m. Memorial gifts may be made in her memory to her church.

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