In Remembrance of Margaret Zuerblis

Margaret Zuerblis

Margaret Zuerblis

Scranton, PA December 20, 1914 ~ September 10, 2013 Date of Service: 09/14/2013

Margaret Zuerblis, 98, a longtime Scranton resident died Tuesday morning in the Lackawanna Health and Rehab Center, where she has resided for the last few years. She was the wife of the late Frank G. Zuerblis who died in 1983.

Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of Adam and Eva Marcinkavich Chipalousky. She attended Scranton public schools and was formerly a member of St. Joseph’s Church in North Scranton. Prior to retirement she worked in the local garment industry where she had served as Chairlady for her shop and also served as an
officer with the International Ladies Garment Workers Union. Margaret was also a member of the Zonta Club in North Scranton for many years and she enjoyed her time spent volunteering at the West Scranton Senior Center for over 20 years.

Her family would like to thank the nurses and staff at Lackawanna Health and Rehab Center for the excellent care Margaret received during he stay with them.

Surviving are two daughters, Jean Jordan and her husband William, Dunmore, and Annette Fredericks, Scranton, and a son William Zuerblis and his wife Theresa, Scranton, a sister Ann Cherniak, Scranton, eight grandchildren, Linda Raimondi and her husband Albert, Verona, PA, Karen Perry and her husband Joseph, Dunmore, Donna Verrastro and her husband Salvatore, Dunmore, William Jordan, Dunmore, William Zuerblis and his wife Theresa, Gross Point, MI, Michael Zuerblis and his wife Heather, Washington, DC, Theresa Johnson and her husband Loren, Camp Hill, PA, and Eva Marie Fredericks, Cornwall, NY, fourteen great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Joseph and William Chipalousky and a son in law, Thomas Fredericks.

The funeral will be Saturday morning from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis FuneralHome, Inc. 318 East Drinker Street in Dunmore with mass of Christian Burial at 9:30am in Mary, Mother of God Church, 316 William Street in Scranton. Interment will take place in the Cathedral Cemetery in Scranton.

Friends may call Friday evening from 5-8pm.

Memorial contributions may be made in Margaret’s name to Catholic Social Services 33 East Northampton Street Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701.


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Rita Foley
Posts: 4
Re: In Remembrance of Margaret Zuerblis
Reply #1 on : Mon September 16, 2013, 14:43:59
My heartfelt condolences to the Zuerblis family - you are in my thoughts and prayers as you celebrate the life and love of this sweet woman.