Mrs. Agnes M. (Ciprich) Siskovich, 89, a resident of North Washington Street, Wilkes-Barre, passed into Eternal Life Saturday morning surrounded by her family in the comfort of her daughter's home following a recent illness.
Born April 14, 1930 in Wilkes-Barre, she was the last surviving child of the late Paul and Catherine (Budzak) Ciprich. Educated locally, Mrs. Siskovich was a member of the 1948 graduating class of the former Plains High School.
Until her retirement, Agnes was employed by the valley's former garment industry as a seamstress.
She held membership in the Parish of Saint Andre Bessette, North Wilkes-Barre.
Remembered as being a loving devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother; in her spare time, Mrs. Siskovich loved to cook for family and friends. She was most notably famous for her soup and noodles she would make weekly on Wednesdays for those she loved. Her passing leaves a void in the hearts of all she touched in this life. She will be greatly missed by everyone who knew and loved her.
Mrs. Siskovich was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Mr. Theodore "Ted" Siskovich on May 25, 2001. At the time of Mr. Siskovich's passing, the couple shared fifty-two years of married life together. She was also preceded by several brothers and sisters and most recently by a sister-in-law and dear friend, Mrs. Ann M. Rollman a week earlier on December 7, 2019.
Left to cherish the wonderful memories of their mother are her adoring family including Karen M. Bartosh and her husband Raymond of Shavertown; William M. Siskovich and his wife Carol of Plains; Theodore W. Siskovich and his wife Janet of Wilkes-Barre; Joseph W. Siskovich of Plains; Kathy Rembish and her husband Ted of North Wilkes-Barre, with whom she recently resided during her illness; Ten grandchildren; Seven great-grandchildren; Sisters-in-law, Sally Ciprich and Marie Merritt, both of Wilkes-Barre; Several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, fellow parishioners and dear friends.
Funeral services for Mrs. Siskovich will be conducted on Friday morning with her funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m. in the Parish of Saint Andre Bessette, 668 North Main Street. The Reverend Kenneth M. Seegar, her pastor, will serve as celebrant and homilist. Those wishing to attend her funeral, are asked to gather directly at church Friday by 9:45 a.m.
Interment with the Rite of Committal will follow next to her husband in Sacred Heart of Jesus Roman Catholic Cemetery of Saint Andre Bessette Parish, Dorchester Drive, Dallas.
Relatives and friends may join the Siskovich family for visitation and shared remembrances Thursday evening from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. at the North Wilkes-Barre location of the John V. Morris Family Funeral Homes Inc., 625 North Main Street.
In lieu of floral tributes, for those wishing to offer a monetary donation, the family would appreciate memorial donations in their mother's memory be made to the charity of the donor's choosing.
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