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Elizabeth E. (Grabowski) Spiewak

July 8, 1927 ~ March 15, 2022 (age 94)


Elizabeth E. Grabowski Spiewak, 94, of Old Forge, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday at Mountain View Care Center, surrounded by her devoted family. Her beloved husband Fred passed away January 4, 1977.

Born and educated in Taylor, she was the last surviving child born to the late Andrew and Mary Kinel Grabowski. Elizabeth was a parishioner of St. Ann's Basilica and retired from Topps Chewing Gum, Duryea where she worked for many years and was a member of the Teamsters Union. Elizabeth was a sports enthusiast, cheering on the Dallas Cowboys, and the Boston Red Sox. She also enjoyed watching NASCAR. Throughout the years, she enjoyed bus trips to Atlantic City and doing word search puzzles. Her furry pets, Sparky and Tiny brought her much comfort.

Surviving are her two beloved daughters; Deborah and Lisa Spiewak and a son-in-law, Patrick McGraw; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by five brothers, Mickey, Edward, Theodore, Frank and Henry Grabowski and three sisters, Theresa Schultz, Genevieve Odzana and Josephine Grabowski.

Debbie and Lisa would like to thank the Angelic Path Hospice, Emmaus, for there comfort and care they gave to their mother the past week, as well as Dr. Mark Lyons, Dr. Kevin Olson and the nurses, aids and the physical therapists, especially Sandra and Joe at Mountain View Care Center for their exceptional care.

Family and friends are invited to attend Elizabeth's' funeral which will begin on Monday, March 21st at 9:30 am from the Semian Funeral Home, 704 Union St. Taylor, followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am in St. Ann's Basilica, 1233 St. Ann St. Interment will follow in Sacred Heart of Jesus and Mary Cemetery, Scranton. Friends may call Sunday, March 20th, from 2:00 to 5:00 pm at the funeral home.

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Public Viewing
March 20, 2022

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Semian Funeral Home
704 Union Street
Taylor, PA 18517

Mass of Christian Burial
March 21, 2022

10:00 AM
St. Ann Basilica Parish
1250 St. Ann Street
Scranton, PA 18504

Graveside Service
March 21, 2022

11:30 AM
Sacred Hearts of Jesus & Mary Cemetery
Davis Street
Scranton, PA 18505

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