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Florence Swistak 1

  • Born: 31 Oct 1920, Mahanoy City, Schuylkill, PA 1
  • Died: 28 Feb 2011, Frackville, Schuylkill, PA at age 90

   FamilySearch ID: L6L9-ZCB.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Obituary: Republican Herald on 28 Feb 2011 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 2 Florence A. Sienkiewicz, 90, of Frackville, passed away peacefully early Monday morning.

Born in Philadelphia, she was a daughter of the late Vincent Swistak and Julia Brach Swistak Micun. She attended West Mahanoy Township schools.

Florence was a seamstress, having worked for several garment factories in the area.

She was a member of St. Ann Roman Catholic Church, Frackville, and St. Ann's Ladies Guild, Union of Polish Women, the Rev. James A. Hogan Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary and Frackville Senior Citizens.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Frank "Fritz" Sienkiewicz, in 2000; a daughter, Patricia Ann Cipione, in 2006; three brothers, Walter Swistak, and Emil and Leonard Micun; three sisters, Theresa Dembrosky and Ceciela and Genevieve Micun.

Surviving are a daughter, Frances Sienkiewicz, Falls Church, Va.; a son, Charles Sienkiewicz, Frackville; a sister, Eleanor Achenbach, Frackville; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Ann Roman Catholic Church, Frackville, with the Rev. J. Michael Beers, pastor, officiating. Relatives and friends are invited to call from 9:30 a.m. until the time of Mass on Saturday at the church. Interment will be in St. Casimir Cemetery, West Mahanoy Township. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Florence's name to St. Joseph Center, 2010 Adams Ave., Scranton, PA 18509 and/or Frackville Community Ambulance Association, P.O. Box 15, Frackville, PA 17931. Albert L. Gricoski Funeral Home, Frackville, is in charge of arrangements.


1 1930 United States Census, Year: 1930; Census Place: Mahanoy, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2145; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 51; Image: 647.0; FHL microfilm: 2341879.

2 Republican and Herald (Pottsville, PA) (, 28 Feb 2011, obituary of Florence A. Sienkiewicz.

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