Ann Marie Orlowski Wanyo, of Moosic, passed away on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at Regional Hospital of Scranton. She was born in Taylor on July 13, 1939 she was the daughter of the late John and Sophie Krystofasky Orlowski.
She was a member of Queen of the Apostles Parish Church, Avoca. A graduate of Moosic High School, Ann Marie worked for the Learning Window Day Care Center and retired from Belotti Learning Window Day Care Center, Moosic with over 20 years of employment. Ann Marie was a member of the Polka Kat Fan Club. Her husband Albert D. Wanyo was the bandleader of the Polka Kats and preceded her in death on December 21, 2018. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend and she will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.
She is survived by her daughter Lori Wanyo Bradley and her husband Keith, of Moosic, her son A.J. Wanyo and his wife Debbie Dende Wanyo, of Reading. Grandchildren Chancey J. Bradley, Sophie Bradley, Alys Sweimler and her husband Douglas, Dr. Chris D. Wanyo and step-grandaughter Kristen Bradley. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews and a special thank you to Charlynn, Freddy and Alberto.
Ann Marie’s family would also like to thank Dr. Darlene Dunay and the Medical team and nursing staff at the I.C.U. of Regional Hospital of Scranton for their kindness, compassion and excellent care.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl., Memphis, TN 38105.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 18 at 9:30am from Kiesinger Funeral Services, Inc., 255 McAlpine St., Duryea with a mass of Christian burial at 10:00am at Queen of the Apostles Parish Church, 715 Hawthorne St., Avoca with Fr. Phillip J. Sladicka officiating. Friends may call on Sunday evening, March 17th from 4-7pm. Interment will be held at SS Peter and Paul Cemetery.