Frances Tomassoni Baczkowski, 81, of Warren, PA. died April 28 at her residence after suffering an apparent heart attack.
She was born September 3, 1930 in Warren, PA. to the late Tomasso and Vic-toria F. Brindis Tomassoni. She was a lifelong resident of Warren and a 1948 gra-duate of Warren High School. Fran was employed as a waitress for many years and retired from Blair Cor-poration after 19 ? years service. She was a member of St. Joseph R.C. Church, where she was a former member of the Altar Rosary Society and had served as a Lector. She was also a member of the church cur-sillo movement. Fran is remembered by family as a woman of much love and concern, who loved her nieces and nephews more as a mother figure, than as an Aunt.
She will be greatly missed by all who loved her.
She is survived by her 3 brothers Tony F. Tomas-soni and his wife, Alice, Charles J. Tomasone and his wife, Alice and Nick S. Tomassoni all of Warren, PA., several nieces and nephews also survive. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 24 years, Edward J. Baczkowski whom she married May 1, 1965 in Warren, PA. who died July 26, 1989, 1 Brother Nick Tomassoni in 1929, 3 Sisters Rose Tomassoni in 1932, Anna Jean McNitt, Mary Weidner. Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Fun-eral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA. on Monday from 6 to 8 P.M.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at St. Joseph R.C. Church on Tuesday at 10:00 A.M. with Fr. Richard C. "Rick" Tomasone, Nephew of Fran and Pastor of St. Bernard R.C. Church, Falls Creek, PA. Interment will be in St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through St. Joseph Church Educational Center Fund, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, West, Warren, PA. 16365 or a charity of one's choice. E-mail condolences may be made by visiting lewisfuneralhomeinc.com.
Dora J. Hajnik, 91, a resident of the Rouse War-ren Co. Home, and formerly of I.O.O.F. St., in Youngs-ville, died there Friday April 27, 2012.
Dora was born April 19, 1921 in Wrightsville, and was a member of St. Luke Parish in Youngsville where she served on the Al-tar Rosary Society. She had also served as a Girl Scout Leader for many years.
She is survived by a son and daughter in law, Ray-mond M. Hajnik and Elaine M. Hajnik of St. Catharines Ontario,granddaughters, Krista L. Hajnik of Bal-timore MD and Kara L. Hajnik of Auburn Hills Michigan, and a daughter and son in law, Karen and David Livingston of Nel-son, British Columbia, grandson, Philip Livings-ton, granddaughters, Kir-stin, Katie and Annika Liv-ingston of Victoria British Columbia, and a sister Hazel Bull of Youngsville.
Dora was preceded in death by her husband George Hajnik in 1999, a infant daughter Susan Hajnik, and three brother's, Glenn, Ivan and Lyle Johnson.
Friends will be received on Monday from 4-7 PM at the Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 314 N. Main St., in Youngsville. A vigil service will be held there at 7:00 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday at 10:00 AM, at St. Luke's Roman Catholic Church in Youngsville, with the Rev. Fr. John Neff, pastor, as Celebrant. Burial will fol-low in St. Joseph's Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Rouse Home Memorial Fund, 701 Rouse Ave, Youngsville, Pa. 16371. The family would like to thank all the staff at the Rouse Home for outstanding care and com-passion over the years. E-condolences to the fami-ly may be made at www.nelsonfuneralhome. net.