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Lena Narquini Wasik

July 20, 1925 September 11, 2017
Lena Narquini Wasik
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Lena Narquini Wasik, 92, of Avella, passed away on Monday, September 11, 2017 in Southmont Presbyterian Senior Care, Washington. She was born on July 20, 1925 in Avella, daughter of the late Romolo and Marie Dani Narquini. Ms. Wasik was a graduate of Avella High School. She worked at Collier Steel as a press operator for several years and retired from Washington County Health Center after working 19 years as a dietary aide. Ms. Wasik was a lifelong resident of Avella and was a member of St. Michael Roman Catholic Church and Cross Creek Valley Senior Citizens. She was a hardworking mother of two who enjoyed baking, cooking and entertaining family and friends. She was known to many as “Mama Lena”. She was the last of her immediate family. Surviving are two children, Theresa M. Powell of Washington and Walter Wasik of Avella; a grandson, William J. (Tara) Stankowski Jr. of Washington; three nieces, Jackie Zakany, Juanell (Dave) Boyd and Mary (Tom) Blair; nephew, Mike Narquini; several Wasik nieces and nephews; she is also survived by Walter Wasik’s significant other, Debra Bloom and her extended family, Jodi and Jennifer and their families, who loved her like a grandmother. Deceased in addition to her parents are, two brothers, Genio and Charles Narquini; two sisters, Theresa Konik and Rose Narquini. Friends and family will be received from 2pm – 8pm on Wednesday, September 13, in Jerome A. Stefkovich Funeral Home, Inc. 18 Campbell Street, Avella, PA 15312. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10am on Thursday, September 14, in the St. Michael Roman Catholic Church located at 97 Highland Avenue, Avella, with Rev. Robert Staszewski officiating. Burial will be in St. Michael Cemetery, Avella. Condolences may be expressed at

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visitations: wednesday, september 13th 2pm-8pm




2:00 PM 9/13/2017 2:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 9/13/2017 8:00:00 PM
Jerome A. Stefkovich Funeral Home, Inc.

18 Campbell Street
PO Box 65
Avella, PA 15312

Jerome A. Stefkovich Funeral Home, Inc.
18 Campbell Street Avella 15312 PA
United States

mass of christian burial: thursday, september 14th at 10am




10:00 AM 9/14/2017 10:00:00 AM
St. Michael Roman Catholic Church

97 Highland Avenue
Avella, PA 15312

St. Michael Roman Catholic Church
97 Highland Avenue Avella 15312 PA
United States

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