Nellie G. Wasmanski, 99, formerly of Hudson Road, Plains Township, died early Thursday morning at the Riverstreet Manor Nursing Facility, Wilkes-Barre, following an illness.
Born August 2, 1912, in Miners Mills, Nellie was the daughter of the late Stanley and Tillie Aksinowicz Krupinski. She attended Wilkes-Barre schools and had worked as a floor lady for the Plains Throwing Company Silk Mill.
She had also owned and operated, along with her husband Fritzi, Wasmanski’s Grocery Store on Hudson Road until her retirement. Nellie was a member of Ss. Peter and Paul Church, Plains Township.
She was preceded in death by her husband Frank (Fritzi) on May 11, 1984; a son Francis on January 13, 2001; a daughter-in-law Elena on April 26, 1994; a daughter-in-law, the former Geraldine Cecere, in 1998; by brothers Chester, John, Walter and Ignatius Krupinski and a grandson Paul Wasmanski Sr.
Surviving are sons, Leonard Sr., Harleysville; Edmund and his wife, Dolores, Hudson; sisters, Florence Letinski, Bear Creek; Stella Serafin, Brunswick, Ohio; Stephanie Poplawski, Bridgeport, Pa.; a brother Anthony Krupinski, Hampton, New Jersey; grandson Leonard Jr. and his wife, Nanci; great-grandchildren, David, Anelia, Jessie and Paul Wasmanski Jr.
Nellie’s funeral will be conducted Monday at 9 a.m. from the Mark V. Yanaitis Funeral Home, 55 Stark Street, Plains Township, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in Ss. Peter and Paul Church, Plains Township. Interment will follow in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Carverton. Friends may call today from 2 to 5 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be given or sent to Ss. Peter and Paul Church, 13 Hudson Road, Plains, PA 18705.