Wanda C. Dixon
Died: Jul 13, 2014
Wanda C. Dixon, 87, formerly of Frackville, a resident of Schuylkill Center passed away early Sunday morning.
Born September 10, 1926 in Gilberton she was a daughter of the late Stanley and Rose (Orzechowski) Licholat. She was a graduate of Frackville High School, class of 1944.
She worked as a seamstress for the former Model Garment Factory, Frackville for 41 years before her retirement
Wanda was a member of Annunciation BVM Catholic Church of St. Joseph’s Parish, Frackville and a member of the ILGWU.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 33 years Joseph G. Dixon in 1981; a sister Mary Licholat; two brothers Joseph and Edward Licholat.
Wanda is survived by her son Joseph S. Dixon and his wife Maryann, West Grove, PA; two Granddaughters; Jennifer Dixon (Yano) and Amanda Dixon; West Grove, PA; a brother John Licholat, Frackville; a niece Rose Marie Beck, New Ringgold and a nephew Stephen Kaliher, Frackville.
Relative and friends are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated Wednesday, at 11:00 a.m. in Annunciation BVM Catholic Church, Frackville, with Rev. Robert Finlan, pastor, as celebrant. Interment will be private in St. John’s Polish National Parish Cemetery, West Mahanoy Township/Frackville.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Wanda’s name to St. Joseph’s Parish Memorial Fund, 7 S. Broad Mountain Ave., Frackville, PA 17931.
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