Mrs. Rose M. (Vojcik) Budzyn, 92, a resident of Plains Township, entered into Eternal Life peacefully in the comfort of her son, John's residence in the Mayflower section of Wilkes-Barre early Sunday morning, following a recent illness.
Born January 29, 1927 in Wilkes-Barre, she was the last surviving of eight children to the late Jacob and Katherine (Galovic) Vojcik. Educated in the local schools, she attended the James M. Coughlin High School, Wilkes-Barre.
In her youth, Rose worked in the valley's former garment industry at the Bundle of Joy Clothing Factory and later for the Hess & Goldsmith Company. She later worked for the former Freiders Cigar Factory prior to her retirement.
She was a member of the Parish of Saint Andre Bessette, North Wilkes-Barre, having been a lifelong member of the former Sacred Heart of Jesus Slovak Roman Catholic Church prior to its merger and subsequent closure. She also held membership in the Slovak Catholic Sokols.
In her spare time, Mrs. Budzyn enjoyed her various craft making, especially her needle point creations, which she shared with family and friends.
Most of all, Rose is remembered as being a loving devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother to her adoring. Her presence will be sadly missed by those who knew and loved her.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Mr. Chester R. Budzyn on March 31, 2006. At the time of Mr. Budzyn's passing, the couple shared some fifty-seven years of married life together. She was also preceded by a son, Stephen on May 23, 2014; by brothers, John, Jacob, Andrew and Steven Vojcik and by sisters, Mrs. Mary Sabola, Mrs. Agnes Wrazen and Mrs. Catherine Budzyn.
Left to cherish her wonderful memory are her sons, Michael Budzyn, Richard and his wife Debbie Budzyn and John along with his wife Rita Budzyn, all of the Wilkes-Barre area; Daughter-in-Law, Elaine Budzyn, Swoyersville; Twelve grandchildren; Twenty-three great-grandchildren; Numerous nieces, nephews, fellow parishioners and dear friends.
Funeral services for Mrs. Budzyn will be conducted on Tuesday morning at 10:30 a.m. from the North Wilkes-Barre location of the John V. Morris Family Funeral Homes Inc., 625 North Main Street, followed by her Funeral Mass at 11:00 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.
Interment will be 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 Budzyn family for visitation and shared remembrances Tuesday morning from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.
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