27 March 2016

Sunday's Obituary: Tillie Kurenda Manley

A dear friend at church who knew my cousin Tillie provided me last Sunday with her obituary. Tillie was the daughter of my paternal grandmother’s brother. Hence she was my first cousin once removed. Sadly, I must admit, I did not know Tillie personally.

His obituary reads:
Tillie K. Manley, formerly of Coatesville Tillie K. (Kurenda) Manley, 83, a homemaker, of Lancaster, formerly of Plant City, FL and Coatesville, died on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at Hamilton Arms, Lancaster. She was the wife of the late Harry I. Manley, who died October 17, 2006. Born June 17, 1932 in Coatesville, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Anna (Letnauchyn) Kurenda.

A Catholic, Tillie was a member of St. Clement Catholic Church, Plant City, FL and St. Cecelia’s Catholic Church, Coatesville. She was a volunteer at South Florida Baptist Hospital, Plant City, FL. Surviving are two daughters; Tina Marie, wife of Michael P. Cabry, of Atglen and Teresa Ann Manley, of Lancaster; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and five siblings; Mary Burns, of Coatesville, Caroline, wife of Charles Wagner, of Coatesville, John Kurenda, of Coatesville, Josephine Buchanan, of Reading and Jane, wife of Nicholas Gregor, of Pomeroy. She was preceded in death by a sister; Martha Poff.

Mass of Christian Burial will be from Our Lady of Consolation Catholic Church, 603 W. 2nd Avenue, Parkesburg, PA 19365 on Monday, March 21, 2016 at 11AM (Visitation 10:30-11AM). Interment will be in the Parkesburg Catholic Cemetery, Parkesburg, PA.

In lieu of flowers, Memorial Remembrances can be made to www.hospiceandcommunitycare.org or the South Florida Baptist Hospital, 301 N. Alexander Street, Plant City, FL 33563. To submit an on-line condolence, visit: www.scheidfuneralhome.com Andrew T. Scheid Funeral Home “Sullivan Home,” 121 South Prince Street, Lancaster, PA 17603 717-397-8298

Her obituary ran in the Daily Local out of West Chester.

Sources:
Daily Local. (West Chester, PA), 18 March 2016.


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© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2016
Locations listed are located in Pennsylvania (USA), unless otherwise noted in post.