Genevieve J. Barosky, of Port Griffith, passed away Wednesday, January 9, 2013, at the home of her daughter. She was preceded in death by her husband, Stanley J. Barosky, who passed away May 12, 2004.
Born in Yatesville, she was a daughter of the late Isadore and Arlene Vidzar Bianco. She was educated in the Yatesville Schools. Prior to retirement, she was employed by Lee Manufacturing, Pittston. She was a former member of St. Joseph’s Church, Port Griffith and its Pierogi Club. Genevieve is a member of St. John the Evangelist Church, Pittston and its Altar & Rosary Society. She was also a member of the ILGWU.
She was a beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, and aunt. Genevieve was the center of her family and will be missed by those who were blessed to know and love her. She will also be remembered for her generosity to the many different charitable organizations.
Genevieve is survived by her sons, Frank Barosky of Lebanon, Ohio and Barry Barosky and his wife, Helen of Pittston Twp.; her daughter, Donna Vodzack and her husband, Bernie of Pittston; her sister, Ann Maurizi and her husband, Dante, Sr. of Pittston Twp. six grandchildren, Lauren Flanagan and her husband, Jerry, Eric Vodzack, Angela Anderson, Erin and April Barosky, and Barry Barosky II; five great grandchildren, Tyler and Kyle Anderson, Aubrey Barosky, Ava and Lily Flanagan; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her two brothers, Anthony and Joseph Bianco and two sisters, Phyllis Petrillo and Elizabeth Amader.
The funeral will be held Saturday, January 12, 2013, at 12:15 PM from Baloga Funeral Home, Inc. 1201 Main Street, Pittston (Port Griffith), with a Mass of Christian Burial at 1:00 PM in St John the Evangelist Church, William St., Pittston. Interment will be in the parish cemetery.
Relatives and friends may pay their respects Friday, January 11, 2013 from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M., at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. John the Evangelist Care and Concern Ministries 35 William St., Pittston, PA 18640.