Maryanne L. Androkitis, 81, of Tamaqua, PA died on Monday, September 17, 2018 at home. She was the wife of the late Alphons “Alfy” Androkitis who died in 1992. Born in Coaldale, PA on October 29, 1936, Maryanne was a daughter of the late Charles and Anna (nee Shimkus) Wychulis. A 1954 graduate of Tamaqua High School, she worked for the Atlas Powder Company, Reynolds, PA. Currently a member of the Parish of St. John XXIII, Tamaqua, Maryanne had been a member of the former Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Tamaqua where she was active in the Ss. Peter and Paul Ladies Auxiliary. She was also a member of the Rosary Society and the St. Vincent de Paul Society at church, a member of the Tamaqua Women’s Club, formerly a member of the Tamaqua PTA, and had served as a Den Mother for the Cub Scouts. Maryanne is survived by sons, Anthony C. Androkitis and his wife Linda of Tamaqua and Christopher L. Androkitis and his wife Jennifer of Roseville, CA; daughter, Ann Marie S. DeLauretis and her husband, Larry of Tamaqua; grandchildren, Heather, Megan, Kyle, Lauren, Brandon, Devon, Austin, and Patrick; great grandchildren, Dominick and Xazier; and numerous nephews and nieces. She was predeceased by siblings, Stanley Wychulis, Carl Wychulis, and Martha Zoba. Services will be held at 11 AM on Friday, September 21 at the Zizelmann-Gulla Funeral Home, 500 East Broad Street, Tamaqua. Interment in Sky View Memorial Park, Hometown will follow the services. Call 9-11 AM on Friday at the funeral home. Memorials in Maryanne’s name may be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Society, 307 Pine Street, Tamaqua, PA 18252. Online condolences may be made at www.zgfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are being handled by the Zizelmann-Gulla Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 500 East Broad Street, Tamaqua.
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