Josephine R. Duda, 89, formerly of Port Griffith, passed away Friday, September 2, 2011, at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center in Plains Township.
Born January 7, 1922, in Pittston, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Anna Benish Secula.
She was employed by General Cigar Factory in Kingston for 14 years, before taking over as manager of her family business in Port Griffith.
She was a member of Church of the Holy Redeemer, of Corpus Christi Parish, Harding.
Josephine enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul; sisters, Mary, Margaret, Helen and Anna; brothers, Edward, Joseph, John and Peter.
She is survived by her daughter, Dolores Dziedzic and her husband, Michael, of Harding; son, Paul Duda, of Scranton; grandchildren, Roxanne Campenni and her husband, Phil; Michael Dziedzic, Julian Duda, and Jason Duda; goddaughter Ann Marie Senese.
Private funeral will be held at the convenience of the family. There will be no calling hours.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Bednarski Funeral Home, Wyoming.