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March 8, 2013

Julia D. Misiewicz

The Daily Star

---- — Julia D. Misiewicz

EAST MEREDITH — Julia D. Misiewicz, 98, of East Meredith, departed from this life on Thursday, March 7, 2013, at home in East Meredith.

She was born on Feb. 16, 1915, in Nanticoke, Pa., the daughter of A. and Mary (Lankowski) Skonieczki.

She married Ben Misiewicz in Nanticoke, Pa., in 1938. He predeceased her in 1968. After getting married, Julia and her husband Ben moved from Nanticoke to Bridgeport, Conn., to New York City and eventually settled in East Meredith in 1968.

She spent many years enjoying company on the farm from her visiting family. From her brothers and sisters, sons and daughters, to her nieces and nephews, they all loved to visit.

A housewife, Julia enjoyed cooking, gardening, and taking care of her family.

She was a member of the St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church, Delhi, for over 50 years.

Julia is survived by her son, Bart Misiewicz of East Meredith, her son Ben and Margaret Misiewicz of Vero Beach, Fla.; and her daughter, Rita and Nicholas DeGraw of East Meredith; three granddaughters, Christine, Joanne and Elizabeth; four grandsons, Mark, Eric, Scott and Johnathan; three great-granddaughters; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was also predeceased by 11 siblings.

Calling hours will take place from 10 a.m. to noon Monday, March, 11, 2013, at the MacArthur Funeral Home, Delhi. A Mass will be celebrated also on Monday at the St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church, Delhi, at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Edward Golding officiating.

Burial will take place in Woodland Cemetery in the spring.

Contributions are asked to be made to St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church or Catskill Area Hospice.

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Arrangements are by the MacArthur Funeral Home of Delhi.