NANTY GLO — KRAWCION – Maria, 85, Nanty Glo, passed away Oct. 28, 2012, at home. Born April 22, 1927, in Germany, daughter of the late Karl and Minna (Frankle) Frank. Preceded in death by first husband, John O’Farrell; second husband, Frank Krawcion; and sister, Alfreda Wolbert. Survived by sons, Frank Jr. (Jean) Krawcion and John Krawcion; and grandchildren, Ethan James, Jordan Marie and Jacob Frank Krawcion. Sister of Martha Loffelman, Irma Soflarsky, Karl (Judy) Frank, Ursula (Duane) Deetscreek and Manfred (Norma) Frank. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews; as well as her special friend, Millie Fenchak; and her companion, Snowball. Member of St. Nicholas Byzantine Church, Nanty Glo, where she was a member of the ladies guild. Retired from Ebensburg Center after 25 years of service. Maria enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Askew-Houser Funeral Homes Inc., Nanty Glo, where Parastas will be sung at 7 p.m. Panachida will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, followed by Divine Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. Nicholas Church, the Rev. Robert Oravetz and the Rev. Wesley Mash, concelebrants. Committal to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Nanty Glo. In lieu of flowers, donations in Maria’s memory may be made to her church or to Horizon Hospice of Altoona.
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