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Roseann Walkavage

February 27, 2011

Roseann Walkavage, 96, formerly of Pittston and Wyoming, passed away Sunday, February 27, 2011, at Wesley Village, Jenkins Township.

Born in Pittston, on October 30, 1914, she was a daughter of the late William and Anna Kizis Walkavage.

She was a graduate of Pittston High School. Prior to her retirement, she was employed for many years by the Lithuanian Catholic Alliance, Wilkes-Barre. She did volunteer work for Geisinger Hospital, Wesley Village and the Red Cross.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Dorothy Baronousky and Angela Dempsey.

Surviving are relatives, Sarah Dempsey, Raleigh, N.C.; Bill and Joan Kvetkas, Annapolis, Md.; John Dempsey, Millersburg, Mich.; Megan Dempsey, Kalamazoo, Mich.; Elaine Mulcahy, Morris Plains, N.J.; Layla Josberger, Syosett, N.Y.; and Alice Boljonis, Syracuse, N.Y.

The funeral will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday from the Kizis-Lokuta Funeral Home, 134 Church St., Pittston. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Church, William Street, Pittston. Interment will be in St. Casimir’s Cemetery, Pittston. Friends may call at the funeral home from 8:30 a.m. until time of service Saturday.

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