JOHNSTOWN — MOLL – Verna J., 97, Geistown, formerly of Portage, died July 9, 2013, at the home of her daughter surrounded by family. Born Oct. 13, 1915, in McIntyre, daughter of Francis and Alexandra (Jankowski) Stankiewicz. Preceded in death by parents; loving husband of 47 years, Walter J. Moll Sr.; brothers, Frank and Joseph Stankiewicz; and sisters, Marie Bentley and Genevieve Bernstein. Survived by son, Father Walter J. Moll Jr., pastor of St. Joseph’s Church, Portage; and Cindy, wife of Donald Sharp, Geistown. She will be sadly missed by her granddaughter, Erika “Riki,” wife of Ryan Petz; and great-granddaughter, Lextyn Petz, Columbia, S.C. Also survived by brother-in-law, Edward Tomayko, and wife, Bertha; sisters-in-law, June Stancovich and Mary Moll; numerous nieces and nephews; and special friends, Christi Vavrek, Denny and Rose Petryshak and Rose Szwast. Verna was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother “GiGi.” She was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Society and Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, Portage. She was a person with great faith in our Lord and was very prayerful, saying a long list of her prayers daily, including the rosary, and she had a special devotion to the Blessed Mother. She enjoyed being with her family and friends anytime, but especially for the holidays when they regularly gathered at her home and she prepared traditional Polish meals for them. The children are grateful for the wonderful care given to their mom the past two years by Carolyn, Natalia, Tonia, Marsha and Rena. Friends received from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday and from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Serenko-Claar Funeral Home, PC, Portage. Funeral Mass, concelebrated by Father Walter Moll, Father Andrew Draper, TOR, and priests of the Diocese, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, Mountain Avenue, Portage. Committal, South Fork Cemetery.
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