Leona R. Sepnefski
October 14, 2018
Leona R. Sepnefski, 91, formerly of Winters Avenue, West Hazleton, passed away Sunday evening at Parkhouse Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Royersford, where she was a brief guest.
She was born in Hazleton, the daughter of the late John and Blanche Lesny Abramczyk, and resided in West Hazleton for most of her life.
Prior to her retirement, she was employed in the area garment industry, where she worked as an inspector for more than 40 years and was a member of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union.
Leona was a member of Holy Name of Jesus Parish at Transfiguration Church, West Hazleton.
Preceding her in death, in addition to her parents, were her husband, Stanley E. Sepnefski, on March 10, 2007; brother, Louis Abramczyk; and sister, Josephine Zotcin.
Surviving are her beloved sons, Mark Sepnefski and his wife, Pamela, Audubon; and Daniel Sepnefski and his wife, Loretta, West Hazleton; five beloved grandchildren, Matthew, Nathan, Natalie, Melissa and Megan; six beloved great-grandchildren, Matthew Marc, Timothy, Leon, Davy, Adam and Aaron; and several nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial, to be celebrated Friday at 10 a.m. in Transfiguration Church, West Hazleton.
Interment will follow in the parish cemetery.
Leona’s public viewing will be held Friday from 9 a.m. until the time of service in the church.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in her memory be made to either Holy Name of Jesus Parish, c/o 213 W. Green St., West Hazleton, PA 18202, or St. Teresa Church of Avila, 1260 S. Trooper Road, Norristown, PA 19403.
Hilary J. Bonin Funeral Home, 99 W. Green St., West Hazleton, is assisting the family.