Pauline J. Papanek
Pauline J. Papanek, 86, of Lansford entered into eternal rest November 17, 2020 in her residence, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Robert J. Papanek who passed away November 13, 2014. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Julia (Egnatenko) Repetsky. She was employed as a seamstress for many garment factories throughout the area. She was also employed as a bookkeeper for the former Lansford Fashion. She was a member of St. John Russian Orthodox Church, Nesquehoning. Pauline was a member of the former Lansford AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary and was also a past president of the Lansford Little League for 2 years. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.
Surviving are children John, Julia wife of John Hosak, Rosemary, Marie wife of Garey Lengyel, Steven husband of Laura, and Janet wife of Michael Zavagansky; grandchildren Ryan and Tori; and great grandson Troy and great granddaughter Keanna.
She was also preceded in death by a brother Henry.
A Funeral Service will be held Friday, November 20, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. in St. John Russian Orthodox Church, 9 W. Railroad St., Nesquehoning with Rev. Robert Teklinski officiating. Interment will be held privately in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Summit Hill. Call 10:00 A.M. until time of services in the church. All visitors are required to wear masks and follow all CDC regulations. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to the Church. The Sverchek-Blazosky Funeral Home has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements. Online condolences at www.blazoskyfh.com.
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