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Ethel , Kachmar Olpinski

May 4, 2016


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Ethel Kachmar Olpinski, 92, of Wilkes-Barre, who was a loving Mother, Sister and friend, died suddenly Wednesday May 4, 2016 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.
She was born in Larksville, June 6, 1923 a daughter to the late Andrew and Mary Lichvar Kachmar. She was a graduate of the Larksville High School Class of 1941. Ethel then attended Madame Fenwick School of Cosmetology. She was trained as a cosmetician & hairdresser and owned her own beauty parlor in Larksville. Ethel was a member of St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church, Kingston for over 70 years.
She has been preceded in death by her husband, Chester in 1973 and by her Infant son, Robert and Grandson, Gary Olpinski. Brother, Andrew Kachmar; Sister, Helen Albowicz and step mother Julia Dudascik Kachmar.
Surviving are her son, Gary Olpinski and his wife Marilyn, Long Beach, CA. and daughter, Maureen Olpinski and her Fiance’ Stanley Blazick, Wilkes-Barre. Grandson, Jon Olpinski and Sister, Mary Alberto, Linden NJ; step brother, Leo Bezek, MO, along with many nieces & nephews.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 9:30 AM from the Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Avenue, Wilkes-Barre, with Office of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10 AM in St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church, 271 Tripp Street, Kingston with the Rev. Michael Prodanets, her Pastor, Officiating. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Cemetery, Pringle.
Friends may call Saturday from 8:30 to 9:30 AM at the Funeral Home.