First Posted: 6/29/2008
Mary Kushner, 86, formerly of Pittston, died June 22, 2008 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.
Born November 13, 1921, in Freeland, she was a daughter of the late Mary and Andrew Banyas and was a member of St. John the Baptist Church, Pittston. She worked in the garment industry and was a member of the ILGWU.
She was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.
Surviving are her husband, Michael; daughter Elaine Kushner, of Kingston, and daughter Carol McGarry and her husband, Bill, of Forty Fort; three grandchildren, Billy, Katie and Rudy McGarry; as well as sisters, Margaret Popiak, Stroudsburg, and Agnes Banyas, Freeland.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held June 24 in St. John the Baptist Church, Pittston. Interment, Mount Olivet Cemetery, Carverton.
Arrangements are by the Bednarski Funeral Home, 168 Wyoming Avenue, Wyoming.