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Louise (Haduck) Chernefski

Louise (Haduck) Chernefski, 92, of Moosic, passed away on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at Abington Manor Nursing Center, Abington Twp. She was born in Avoca, December 18th, 1926 and was the daughter of the late Lawrence and Mary (Dembitski) Haduck.

Louise was a member of Divine Mercy Parish Church, Scranton. She was a 1944 graduate of Duryea High School. She worked as a supervisor for over 27 years for Pittston Apparel. Prior to its closing, Louise was a very active member of SS Peter and Paul Parish Church, Avoca, where she served as President of the SS Peter and Paul Alter and Rosary Society. Louise also served as Co-Chairmen for the parish chicken dinner serving over 1,000 dinners twice a year for several years and she also supervised the making of over 20,000 pierogis for the parish during the Christmas and Easter Holidays.

Along with her husband Bernard, Louise was a member of the Polka Gem Dance Club and also a member of the Country Line Dance Club. She spent many hours crocheting afghans and quilting as a hobby. She enjoyed acting as a tour guide and scheduling many trips for family and friends. Louise was a very kind and compassionate person and enjoyed helping anyone when they needed a helping hand. 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 Bernard Chernefski who died July 25th, 2017, her brothers; Anthony, Edward, Michael, Paul and Larry, and her sisters; Victoria “Sara” Sankus, Francis E. Jones, and Veronica “Ronnie” Winslow.

She is survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great-nephews who cherished the time spent with her.

Louise’s family would like to thank Dr. Nicholas Chiumento and his staff and also the nurses and staff of Abington Manor Nursing Center for the kindness and compassionate care they have shown to Louise. In addition, the family would like to thank Fr. Francis Pauselli and Eucharist minister Kathy Abdalla for their spiritual guidance.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Divine Mercy Parish Church, 312 Davis St., Scranton, PA 18505.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 1st at 10:30am from Kiesinger Funeral Services, Inc., 255 McAlpine St., Duryea with a mass of Christian Burial at 11:00am at Divine Mercy Parish Church, 312 Davis St., Scranton with Fr. Francis Pauselli officiating. Friends may call on Saturday morning, June 1st from 9:00am until time of service.

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