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Leona Julianna (Roland) Bozenko, 90, Clarks Summit, died Tuesday in Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Facility, Dunmore. She was the widow of the late Stanley Bozenko, who died March 18, 2007. The couple was married over 55 years.
Born Nov. 16, 1926, in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Benedict and Anna (Yadouga) Roland.
She was a 1944 graduate of Scranton Technical High School. She was a Clarks Summit resident since 1990, having moved from Bronx, N.Y. She was a retired bookkeeper from Mogen David Kosher Co., New York, N.Y. She had also worked for Bickford's Food Service, New York, N.Y.; St. Thomas Aquinas, Bronx, N.Y.; and Lincoln Square Music Store on Broadway, N.Y.
She was a faithful member of Our Lady of the Snows Parish, Clarks Summit, and its Women's Guild, also the Friday Morning Company. She was dedicated to praying the rosary
She was a loving mother who cherished her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Her gentleness and smile will be sadly missed.
Surviving are a son, Joseph Stanley Bozenko and his wife, Sherry, Fort Worth, Texas; a brother, Lawrence Laurynas and wife Karen, Carbondale; two grandsons, Joseph Bozenko Jr. (Dixie), Martinsburg, W.Va.; and Bill Powers (Carrie), Alexandria, Md.; a granddaughter, Julianna Erwin and husband Jim, Fort Worth, Texas; four great-granddaughters, Kaityln Tiller, serving in the Coast Guard, stationed in Maine; Madeline Bozenko, Martinsburg, W.Va.; and Cali Cummings, Fort Worth, Texas; and Aubrey Erwin, Fort Worth, Texas; a great-grandson, Garrett Phillips, Fort Worth, Texas.
She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Costello and Ann Roland; two brothers, Br. Casimir Roland O.F.M., and Benedict Laurynas.
The funeral will be Saturday with Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. at Our Lady of the Snows, 301 S. State St., Clarks Summit, to be celebrated by Monsignor Joseph G. Quinn. Interment, St. Joseph's, Throop,
Memorial contributions may be made to Eternal Word Television Network, 5817 Old Leeds Road, Irondale, AL 35210.
Carrie I join family and friends in celebrating the life of Grandma Lee and praying for those who grieve. A steadfast prayer warrior, we were blessed by her upbeat, charismatic charm every time we got to visit. ~Bill & Carrie
Bill & Carrie Powers Aug 30 2017 12:00 AM