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Margaret Falchek

December 28, 2019


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Margaret “Maggie” Falchek

December 28, 2019


Margaret “ Maggie” Falchek, R.N. , of Ashley, passed away Saturday morning, December 28, 2019, at her home, surrounded by her loving family, following her valiant struggle with cancer.

She was born in Wilkes-Barre, a daughter to the late Daniel and Margaret Gaughan Reese. She was a graduate of the G. A. R. Memorial High School, Class of 1965 and continued her education at the Mercadian School of Nursing and later at L.C.C.C. studying nursing. “Maggie” was employed by Mercy Hospital as a registered nurse for 47 years, prior to her retirement.

She was an active member of St. Leo / Holy Rosary Parish, Ashley where she served as an acolyte, a member of the Altar & Rosary Society and various other parish duties. She also volunteered her time at St. Vincent DePaul Kitchen and at the Catherine McCauley Center.

She has been preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Falchek in 2017 and by brothers; Daniel, Frederick and Mark Reese and by a sister, Marilyn Kuklewicz.

Surviving are her sons; David Falchek and his wife, Rosemary, Scranton and Michael Falchek and his wife, Kim, Salem, MA. grandchildren; Seth & Eli Falchek and Gabriella & Sam Falchek; brother; James Reese, Wilkes-Barre and sister; Elizabeth Morris, Hanover Township.

Family and friends are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated Tuesday December 31, 2019 at 10AM in St. Leo/Holy Rosary Parish, 33 Manhattan Street, Ashley with the Rev. Vincent Dang, officiating, those attending the Mass are asked to go directly to the church.  Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Hanover Township, PA, 18706

Friends may call Monday from 5 to 8 PM at the Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Avenue, Wilkes-Barre

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Vincent DePaul  Kitchen, 39 East Jackson Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701 or to St. Leo/Holy Rosary Parish, 33 Manhattan Street, Ashley, PA 18706

Condolences may be sent online by visiting Maggie’s obituary at www.natandgawlasfuneralhome.com.