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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