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February 18, 2021


Rita E. Meshko, 82, of Wilkes-Barre, died Thursday, February 18, 2021, in the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.

Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Sophie Kwarcinski Meshko.  Rita graduated Marymount High School and attended Wilkes-Barre Business College. She was employed by the Pennsylvania State Bureau of Public Welfare until her retirement in 1997.  She was an active member of St. Andrew's Parish, Wilkes-Barre, serving as Extraordinary Minister for many years.

Rita was preceded in death by two special cousins:  Dolores (Krushin) Falkowski and Mary Ann Krushin.

Rita is survived by her sister,  Barbara Meshko, a niece, two nephews and several cousins.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, at St. Andrew's Parish, 316 Parrish St. Wilkes-Barre at 9:30 am. Interment will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Twp.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Lehman Family Funeral Service, Inc. Wilkes-Barre.



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Mass of Christian Burial
February 24, 2021

9:30 AM
St Andrew's Parish
316 Parrish St.
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702

February 24, 2021

10:30 AM
St Marys Cemetery
1534 South Main Road
Hanover Township, PA 18706

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