Stella Vaxmonsky, 93, of the Port Griffith Section of Jenkins Township, passed away at home Friday, September 4, 2020.
Born in Plains on February 28, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Ann (Kroll) Gayewski.
Stella attended Plains schools and had worked in the local garment industry.
She along with her late husband of 67 years, William T. Vaxmonsky, Sr., ran Vaxies Bar in Port Griffith for over twenty years. She was kind and loving and always had
gentle words and a warm smile. She will be missed by many. She was a member of the former St. John the Baptist Church, Pittston, now St. John the Evangelist Church and a former member of St. John the Baptist Church Christian Mothers. She was also a member of the ILGW Union.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by son William F. Vaxmonsky; infant daughter Mary Vaxmonsky; daughter Karen E. Vaxmonsky Moscatelli; granddaughter Brittany Moscatelli; daughter-in-law Mary Ann Scarantino Vaxmonsky and 7 siblings.
Surviving are two sons Thomas Vaxmonsky and Frank Vaxmonsky and his wife Jule Ann (Fulmer), all of Port Griffith; seven grandchildren Jacqulin Vaxmonsky, Exeter; Kelly Lehman and her husband Robert, Nanticoke; Julie Vaxmonsky, Nanticoke; William Vaxmonsky and Brian Vaxmonsky, both of NC; Ryan Vaxmonsky, NJ and Kayla Vaxmonsky, Port Griffith; four great-grandchildren Robert Lehman Jr; Aria Marie Lehman; Anthony Howard; and Tobias Murray; two sisters Ann Loyack, Kingston and Dolores Shock, Wapwallopen; numerous nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends and relatives Wednesday, September 9, 2020, following CDC guidelines of wearing a face covering and practicing social distancing for a walk-through viewing, from 5pm-8pm in Adonizio Funeral Home, LLC, 251 William Street, Pittston. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Northeast Sight Services, 1825 Wyoming Avenue, Exeter.Private funeral services will be held with interment in St. John the Baptist Cemetery, Exeter.