Victoria R. Baranik
(1890-1970)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Jacob J. Twardzik

Victoria R. Baranik 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 30 Dec 1890, Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA 1 5 6
  • Marriage (1): Jacob J. Twardzik on 19 Jan 1909 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA 1
  • Died: 24 Feb 1970, Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA at age 79 3 6
  • Buried: 27 Feb 1970, Shenandoah Heights: Saint Casimir Roman Catholic Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA 3 4 6

   Another name for Victoria was Victoria R. Baramak.5 6

   FamilySearch ID: L667-7M1.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Newspaper: Evening Herald: obituary of Mrs. Jacob Twardzik, 24 Feb 1970, Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 3 Mrs. Jacob Twardzik, 312 West Oak street, Shenandoah, died at 6:10 a.m. today in the Locust Mountain Hospital where she had been a patient since Jan. 7.
The former Victoria Baraniak, she was a lifelong resident of Shenandoah and a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Baraniak.
Her late husband has operated the Twardzik soft drink bottling company for many years.
Mrs. Twardsik was a member of the St. Stanislaus church, the Locust Mountain Hospital Auxiliary and the Union of Polish Women in America. She maintained membership in the Good Cheer Club and the original Polish Ladies Circle that dates back to the early war years when a group of women gathered in their homes to make items for veterans.
Survivors include one son Henry, Shenandoah Heights; three daughters, Mary, wife of Joseph Lucas and Victoria "Tushie" Beacher, widow of George Beacher, Shenandoah Heights; Felicia, wife of Robert Dunlap, Jim Thorpe.
She also leaves two sisters and three brothers: Mrs. Francis Politis, Shenandoah; Mrs. Earl Cosgrove, New Jersey, John Bronk, Shenandoah; Bert Bronk, Shenandoah Heights, and Leo Bronk, Philadelphia.
Sixteen grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren also survive.
J. A. Oravitz and Sons have charge.
Funeral services will be Friday at 9 a.m. from the Oravitz Home for Funerals, 38-40 North Jardin street. Solemn Requiem Mass will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. in the St. Stanislaus Church with burial to follow in St. Casimir's Cemetery.
Viewing is from 2 until 10 p.m. on Thursday with Rosary recitation the same evening at 7 o'clock.

2. Newspaper: Evening Herald: funeral of Mrs. Jacob Twardzik, 28 Feb 1970, Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 4 Funeral services for Mrs. Jacob Twardzik, 312 West Oak street, Shenandoah, the former Victoria Baraniak, were conducted from the Oravitz Home for Funerals, with Rev. Stephen Zmich, Rev. Jan Majchrzycki and Rev. Michael Romagno officiating.
The cortege proceeded to St. Stanlislaus Church where Father Zmich was celebrant of Solemn Mass. The deacon was Father Romagno and sub-deacon Father Majchrzycki. The final blessing in church was by Father Zmich. At the parish cemetery Father Majchrzycki conducted committal rites with the other two priests participating.
Anna Jones accompanied the church choir in responses and hymns.
A ritual was held by the Locust Mountain Hospital Auxillary at the viewing. Societies affiliated with both St. Stanislaus and St. Casimir's parishes participated in recitation of the rosary. Family recitation of the rosary was also held.
Pallbears included Jerry and Paul Dunlap, Robert and James Lucas, Joseph and John Beacher, all grandsons of the deceased.
J. A. Oravitz and Sons had charge.


Victoria married Jacob J. Twardzik on 19 Jan 1909 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA.1 (Jacob J. Twardzik was born on 25 Jul 1886 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA,1 5 7 died on 5 Oct 1963 in Mahoning Township, Montour, PA, USA 7 8 and was buried on 9 Oct 1963 in Shenandoah Heights: Saint Casimir Roman Catholic Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA 7 8.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KMCT-WNR Jacob J Twardzik and Victoria Baranik, 19 Jan 1909; citing , Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States, ; FHL microfilm 2131381.

2 Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), Victoria Josephine Beacher, SSN 192222342.

3 The Evening Herald (Shenandoah, PA), 24 Feb 1970, page 9. Obituary of Mrs. Jacob Twardzik.

4 The Evening Herald (Shenandoah, PA), 28 Feb 1970, page 8. Funeral of Mrs. Jacob Twardzik.

5 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KMZH-1ZJ George M Beacher and Victoria J Twardzik, 26 Dec 1944; citing , Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States, ; FHL microfilm 2134037.

6 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=92106879.

7 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=92106753.

8 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 100961-63. Jacob J. Twardzik. Parents not listed. Spouse Victoria Twardzik.



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