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Florence C. Morika

July 26, 2021


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Florence C. Morika

July 26, 2021


Florence C. Morika of Wilkes-Barre Township passed away on Monday, July 26, 2021 in Allied Services Hospice, Wilkes-Barre.


She was born in Wilkes-Barre Township, a daughter of the late Adam and Caroline Kuren.  Florence was a graduate of Wilkes-Barre Township High School.  She was employed for many years as a drapery specialist by the Hess Department Store.  She also worked as a hairdresser at several local beauty shops.


Florence was a member of Saints Peter and Paul Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, North River Street, Wilkes-Barre.  She was also an active member of the Wilkes-Barre Township Senior Citizens Club.


She was preceded in death by her sisters, Helen Bobyak, Louise Lavelle and Betty Moosic and by her brothers, Andrew, Frank and Stanley Kuren.


Florence is survived by her husband of 50 years, Peter Morika and by numerous nieces and nephews.


Florence’s husband, Peter, would like to thank the nurses and staff of both the Allied Home Hospice and the Allied Hospice Inpatient Unit for the loving care that they provided.


Florence’s service will be held on Monday at 11 am from the Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Avenue, Wilkes-Barre. Requiem Funeral Service will follow at 11:30 am in Saints Peter and Paul Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, 635 North River Street, Wilkes-Barre.  Interment will be in St. Mary’s Maternity Cemetery, West Wyoming.


Friends may call from 4 – 6 pm on Sunday at the funeral home.


Condolences may be sent by visiting Florence’s obituary at www.natandgawlas.com.