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Mary Kushner

June 22, 2008

Mary Kushner, 86, formerly of Pittston, died Sunday at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.

Born November 13, 1921, in Freeland, she was a daughter of the late Mary and Andrew Banyas and was a member of St. John the Baptist Church, Pittston.

She worked in the garment industry and was a member of the ILGWU.

She was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.

Surviving are her husband, Michael; daughter Elaine Kushner, of Kingston, and daughter Carol McGarry and her husband, Bill, of Forty Fort; three grandchildren, Billy, Katie and Rudy McGarry; as well as sisters Margaret Popiak, Stroudsburg, and Agnes Banyas, Freeland.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. in St. John the Baptist Church, Pittston. Interment will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Carverton.

Arrangements are by the Bednarski Funeral Home, 168 Wyoming Avenue, Wyoming.

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