The Life of Pelagia Skuba Szewczyk

Szewczyk- Pelagia Szewczyk, age 88, beloved wife of Maksym Szewczyk of Harrisburg, PA, died peacefully January 7, 2014 in Harrisburg Hospital surrounded by her family. Born in Poland on March 9, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Stefan and Maria Lopen Skuba. Mrs. Szewczyk was a homemaker and will be fondly remembered for her cooking and endearing sense of humor. In addition to her husband of 64 years, she is survived by her devoted children, Peter (Myra) Szewczyk of Ansonia, Ktystyna (Walter) Czajkowski of NJ, Maria (Peter) Suchowacki of NJ, and Anna (William) Kuchta of PA; cherished grandchildren, Peter Suchowacki, Jr., Max Czajkowski, and Joseph and Michael Szewczyk; as well as several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Szewczyk was predeceased by a sister, Maria Geletka; and brothers, John and Michael Skuba. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, January 11, 2014, at 11:00 AM in Three Saints Orthodox Church, 26 Howard Ave., Ansonia. Interment will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery, Ansonia. Family and friends may call directly at church on Saturday morning from 9:00 to 11:00 AM, prior to service. Memorial contributions may be made to Three Saints Orthodox Church. The Wakelee Memorial Funeral Home, 167 Wakelee Ave., Ansonia is in care of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at

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