Florence Ann (Brusiewski) Kaledas age 89, of Mahanoy City, formerly of Frackville, passed away Monday, December 21, 2015 at Schuylkill Medical Center, East Norwegian St., Pottsville.
Born in Frackville, October 28, 1926, she was a daughter of the late Alexander and Henrietta (Branach) Brusiewski. She attended Frackville Schools.
Florence worked at the former Material Outlet on Lehigh Avenue and the former Model Garment Factory, both of Frackville, in her early years and then devoted her time to her husband and family.
Florence was a member of St. Joseph’s Parish and was active in the former St. Ann's Roman Catholic Church, Frackville and the Frackville Senior Citizens.
Florence always loved and collected angels. She remained self-sufficient and independent up until her hospitalizations. Her house keeping was impeccable and most importantly she always had a kind word to say about everyone. She was a pillar of strength and a role model to her family. .
A devoted catholic she would say the rosary daily- even several times a day when a family member was in need. The strength of her prayers resulted in many resolutions.
Florence was proceded in death by her husband William J. Kaledas, of 63 years, in 2012; three sisters; Sophy Alexander, Helen Beecroft and Ginger Brusiewski; a brother, Leo Brusiewski.
Florence is survived by three sons: William R. Kaledas and his wife Suzanne, Danville, Robert J. Kaledas and his wife Peggy, Boothwyn, and Joseph F. Kaledas and his wife Debbie, Danville; 5 grandchildren: Tara, William Jr., Anthony, Alex, and Jennifer; 6 great-grandchildren: Avery and Mason, Natalie, Juliana, Matthew, Maxwell; two sisters; Mary Stank, Frackville and Betty Tokash, St. Clair; a brother, John Brusiewski, Blackwood, NJ; and many nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday morning at St. Ann's Roman Catholic Church, Frackville with Rev. Robert Finlan, pastor, as celebrant,
Relatives and Friends are invited to a visitation Wednesday morning from 9:30 a.m. till time of Mass at the Church. Interment at her husband’s side will be held at the Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph’s Parish Memorial Fund, 7 South Broad Mtn. Ave., Frackville, PA 17931.