Mary Lukus McAndrew, 68, of Duryea, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Thursda,y March 28, 2019. She was born in Pittston on January 14, 1951 and was the daughter of the late John and Helen (Wilson) Lukus.
Mary was a member of Nativity of Our Lord Parish Church, Duryea and also served as a eucharist minister. She was a 1969 graduate of Pittston Area High School and attended Luzerne County Community College. Mary worked for the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital from 1969-1984 as a lab technician. She was employed from 1984-1986 with Dr. Joseph Lombardo as an office technician and worked for Dr. Guy Fasciana from 1987-1998 as an office technician. Mary retired from Cascade Tissue, Ransom as an administrative assistant after many years of employment. Mary was past-president for the Duryea Ambulance and Rescue Association and also past-president of the Duryea Polish Falcons, Nest #128. She was a loving wife, sister, aunt and friend and she will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Thomas McAndrew, who died January 21, 2017.
She is survived by her sister Cathy Lukus and her husband David of Duryea, her brother John Lukus of Duryea, her brother-in-law James and sister-in-law Janice McAndrew; her niece Kristy Simonites and her husband John; and her nephew James McAndrew, Jr.
A mass of Christian burial will be held on Wednesday, April 3rd at 10:00am at Nativity of Our Lord Parish Church, 127 Stephenson St., Duryea with Fr. John Polednak officiating. Friends may call for visitation on Tuesday April 2 from 5-8pm at Kiesinger Funeral Services, Inc., 255 McAlpine St., Duryea. Family and friends are asked to go directly to the church. There will be no procession from the funeral home. Interment will be held at Holy Rosary Cemetery.