Martha Molleca, 101, of Philipsburg, PA died on Monday, August 10, 2015 at her residence.
Born on March 7, 1914 in Hawk Run, PA, she was the daughter of the late John & Laura Mae (Wood) Moriarty. She married the late James Anthony Molleca on November 22, 1930 in Philipsburg, PA; he preceded her in death on March 19, 2003.
Mrs. Molleca was a member of Saints Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Philipsburg, PA, where she was a member of her church’s Rosary Society. She was also a member of the VFW Post #3450 Auxiliary in Philipsburg, PA. She was employed for 30 years as a seamstress for Charles Navasky & Co. in Philipsburg, PA, then for five years as a cafeteria worker for the Philipsburg-Osceola Area School District until her retirement.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by: two daughters, Dolores Werries and Marlene Molleca; one granddaughter, Deborah Jo Werries; two sisters, Helen Seas and Bertha Hunter; and seven brothers, Matthew, Thomas, Dennis, Frank, John, Calvin and Howard Moriarty.
Mrs. Molleca is survived by: a daughter, Joselyn Czap & her husband, Michael of Philipsburg, PA; five grandchildren, Paul Werries & his wife Tammy of Virginia, Darrell Werries of Utah, Michael A. Czap & his wife Jody of Philipsburg, PA, Jay A. Czap & his wife, Julie of Abbottstown, PA and Nikkolet Taubenberger & her husband Steve of Virginia; eight great-grandchildren; one great-great grandson; and numerous nieces & nephews.
A Funeral Mass will be Celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 13, 2015 at Saints Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Philipsburg, PA; with Rev. John Gibbons, Celebrant. Burial will be at the Saints Peter & Paul Catholic Cemetery in RD Philipsburg, PA.
Visitation will be Wednesday, August 12- 2015 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Beezer-Heath Funeral Home, 719 E. Spruce St., Philipsburg, PA.
A Vigil Service will be conducted by Fr. Gibbons at the funeral home on Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at 6:15 p.m. ; followed by the recitation of the Rosary at 6:30 p.m. by the Saints Peter & Paul Rosary Society.
Memorial contributions may be made to Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church, 400 S. 4th Street, Philipsburg, PA 16866.
Friends may sign the guestbook at beezerheathfh.com.