Mary Ann Widdick

Obituary of Mary Ann Widdick

Mary Ann Widdick, 92, of the Lincoln Heights section of Taylor, died Sunday morning at Scranton Health Care.  Her beloved husband Edward E., died January 24, 2011 and together they celebrated 64 years of marriage.

Born in Taylor, she was the daughter of the late John and Anna Richwalder Mateychick. Mary Ann was a parishioner of St. Ann’s Basilica and was a long time parishioner of St. John the Baptist Church, Taylor until its closing.  She and her late husband, Edward vacationed in Florida each winter and enjoyed traveling throughout the country.  She was a social member of the Taylor American Legion Post #306, Taylor.  Later in life, she looked forward to playing bingo and doing word puzzles.  Above all, Mary Ann’s greatest enjoyment in life was being surrounded by those who meant the world to her – her loving children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

The Widdick family would like to thank the staff at Scranton Health Care Center for the care and kindness they provided to Mary Ann.

Surviving are two daughters, Bonita Kwiatkowski and husband, Dale, Moosic; Kathryn Stanley, Jefferson Twp.; Eugene and wife, Karen, Taylor and Mark and wife, Cathy, Jefferson Twp.; eleven grandchildren, three great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Judith A., a son, Edward E. Jr. and  brothers, John, Michae, Joseph and Stephen and two sisters, Elizabeth Maikranz and Marguite Viscardo.

Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend Mary Ann’s funeral, which will begin on Friday at 9:15 a.m. from the Semian Funeral Home, 704 Union St., Taylor, followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Ann’s Basilica, Scranton.  Interment will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, Old Forge.  Friends may call Thursday 4:00 to 7:00 pm at the funeral home.