Joanna S. McCay

Joanna S. McCay, 83, of Weatherly, died at the Hazleton General Hospital on Thursday, June 28th, 2007.

Born in Hazleton, PA on July 6th, 1923, she was the daughter of the late John and Anna (nee Jazwiec) Skonieczny.

She was an active member of St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Church in Weatherly and was a former member of the choir.

Joanna had been active in the Business and Professional Women of Hazleton. Before retiring, she was a legal secretary at the Nanovic Law Offices in Jim Thorpe.

She was preceded in death by her husband Donald L. McCay, Esq. in 1966 and her brother Walter.

Joanna is survived by sisters Irene Palko and Martha Kordalski of Hazleton, Clara and her husband Stanley Viechec of Toms River, NJ, and Dorothy and her husband Albert Croce of Conyngham; stepdaughters Jane Malatesta of Jamaica Plain, MA, and Constance McCay of State College, PA; a sister-in-law Mary Miller and her husband James of Franklin Square, NY; and a granddaughter Elizabeth Pyatt of State College. Several nieces, nephews, and grand nieces and nephews also survive.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Church in Weatherly by Rev. Floyd Caesar on Saturday, June 30th, 2007, at 11:00 AM.

Interment will be in Union Cemetery in Weatherly.

Friends may call at the church from 10:00 AM until the time of the Mass.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Joanna’s memory are requested to: St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Church Building Fund, 318 Plane Street, Weatherly, PA, 18255.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to: The Philip J. Jeffries Funeral Home, 211 First Street, Weatherly, Pennsylvania, 18255. Telephone: (570) 427-4231.


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