Johanna Keselowsky

Obituary of Johanna Keselowsky

Johanna Keselowsky, 88, of Clifford Township, PA, died Sunday, June 14, 2020 at the Lackawanna Health and Rehab Center, Sturges, PA, after a brief illness. She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Samuel Keselowsky on November 21, 2017.

Born March 19, 1932 in Peckville, PA, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Mary Harcharik Boyko.

Johanna attended Blakely High School and after her marriage she assisted her husband in the operation of their dairy farm while also working in the local garment industry. She was a terrific cook and took great pride in preparing dishes reflecting her ethnic heritage. Johanna enjoyed playing the lottery and was very fond of animals, especially her dogs. She was a mother figure to everyone who entered her home providing family and friends alike with a meal and her generous hospitality.

She is survived by a daughter: Mary Ann Hendrickson and husband, Bob of Clifford Township, PA; a sister: Elizabeth Prisco of Scranton, PA; two brothers: Edward Boyko of Dickson City, PA, and Stephen Boyko of Conklin, NY; several nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by two sons: Robert and infant Joseph; three sisters: Mary Rosalla, Julia Bielanowski and Anna Sharp; four brothers: Frank, Joseph, John and Michael Boyko.

Private funeral services were held Thursday, June 18, 2020 from the Clifford Baptist Church, Clifford, PA, with Rev. Bonnie Resseguie, pastor, officiating. Interment, Willow View Cemetery, Clifford, PA.

Arrangements were entrusted to the Shifler-Parise Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Clifford, PA.

Memorial contributions were made to St. Jude's Children Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or the Clifford Township Volunteer Fire and Ambulance Company, P.O. Box 10, Clifford, PA 18413.

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Final Resting Place

Willow View Cemetery
120 Cemetery Street
Clifford, Pennsylvania, United States
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