Pauline Maholick, 89, of East Street, Coaldale, PA died peacefully on Friday, October 6, 2017 at her residence. Born in Coaldale, she was a daughter of the late Dimitri and Efrosia (nee Prokopchak) Maholick. Pauline was last employed at the former Coaldale State General Hospital where she worked in the food service department. Prior to her employment at the hospital, she had worked in the garment industry at the Van Heusen Company in Coaldale and at various other factories in the Panther Valley. Pauline was a graduate of the former Coaldale High School in 1946 and was a lifelong member of St. Mary Russian Orthodox Church, Coaldale. Her survivors include a brother, Nicholas Maholick and several nephews and nieces including Ronald Gurka of Arlington, Virginia; Nancy Crabtree of Kansas City, Missouri; Paula Solsberg of Blue Springs, Missouri; and David Kruczek of Barnegat, New Jersey. Predeceasing her were brothers, Michael, Alex, John, Peter, Anthony, and Joseph and sisters, Helen, Mary Horoshak, Anna (Kruczek) Gurka, Olga Dubiel, and Alice (Antonia) Gurka. Services will be held at 11 AM on Wednesday, October 11 in St. Mary Russian Orthodox Church, First and Phillips Streets, Coaldale with The Very Rev. James P. Weremedic officiating. Interment in St. Mary Russian Orthodox Cemetery, Summit Hill, PA will follow the services. Call 6-8 PM, Tuesday, October 10 and 10-11 AM, Wednesday, October 11 in the church. Parastas will be held at 7:30 PM Tuesday in the church. Memorials may be made in Pauline's name to St. Mary Russian Orthodox Cemetery Fund, c/o Gloria Bench, 37 Bench Lane, PA 18235. Online condolences may be made at www.zgfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are being handled by the Zizelmann-Gulla Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Tamaqua, PA
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