In memory of
Josephine Niziolek, 97, of Philadelphia, passed away Sunday at Shenandoah Manor Nursing Center. Born in Mahanoy City, Dec. 19, 1918, she was a daughter of the late John and Helen Tirva Yurchukonis. She attended local schools and was of the Catholic faith. She lived most of her life in Philadelphia. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Niziolek, in 2006; brother, John, and sister, Alberta Yurchukonis. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at Saint Teresa of Calcutta Parish, Mahanoy City. Friends and family may call from 9 a.m. until the time of the Mass at the church. Interment will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Mahanoy City. The family prefers donations to St. George Church, 2700 E. Venango St., Philadelphia, PA 19134. Louis D. Truskowsky Funeral Home & Crematory Inc., Mahanoy City, is in charge of arrangements. Visit www.truskowskyfuneralhome.com to sign the guest book and send sympathy cards. Sign the guest book at republicanherald.com
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