Mary Louise Buchinsky, 58, of Shenandoah, passed away on Wednesday, July 8th, 2020 at the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pa, surrounded by her loving family.
Born in Shenandoah on January 29th, 1962, she was the daughter of the late Theodore ‘Ted” and Rita (Banewicz) Williams.
Mary Lou was a 1979 graduate of the Shenandoah Valley High School, and then continued her education at Penn State University – Schuylkill Campus. She worked as the office manager for the Borough of Shenandoah for more than 20 years. She loved spending time with family and taking care of everybody. Mary Lou enjoyed her collection of purses.
Preceding her in death, besides her parents, was her sister, Rita Williams Holman in 2006 and a father-in-law, John Jack Buchinsky in 2017
She leaves behind her loving husband of 35 years, John Jack Buchinsky, 1 son, John Jack Buchinsky IV with his wife Bre, of Shenandoah, 1 daughter, Jillian Onisick with her husband John, of Shenandoah, and a grandson, John Theo Onisick. 3 brothers, Ted Williams with his wife Patricia, of New Jersey and their children, Teddy, Johnny, Trisha, Michael, and Rita Marie, Gerry Williams Sr. of Minersville and his children, Gerry and Amy, and John Williams with his wife Beth, Pottsville, and their children Josh and Zack. Of the late Rita Williams Holman, her children, Jess and David. 1 brother-in-law, Yogi with his wife Eileen and their children, Jim and Mark, 2 sister-in-laws, Julie Faleski and Joann Pribish with her son Zack. Mother-in-law, Madeline Buchinsky. Several great nieces and nephews also survive.
A visitation for family and friends will be conducted on Monday, July 13th from 5 to 8pm at the Oravitz Home for Funerals Inc, 40 N. Jardin St, Shenandoah and then on Tuesday morning, July 14th from 8 to 9:30am at the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday at 10am in Divine Mercy Parish, 218 W. Cherry St, Shenandoah and will be officiated by Msgr. Ronald Bocian. Burial will follow in St. Casimir’s Parish Cemetery, Shenandoah Heights.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the: Rita R. Holman Breast Cancer Foundation
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