Rose Marie (Scrbek) FerderderJuly 24, 1919 ~ March 29, 2017 (age 97)
Rose Marie Ferderber, 97, of Warren, entered into eternal life on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 11:35 a.m. at Windsor House in Champion following a period of declining health.
Rose was born on July 24, 1919 in Danora, Pennsylvania, the daughter of the late Martin and Mary Horvat Scrbek.
Rose was employed in 1966 with the Sinchak family at the Sinchak & Sons Funeral Home in Warren as a hairdresser and funeral attendant for over 42 years. Rose became friends with many of the local clergy and other funeral home collegues and salesmen throughout those years. Rose retired from the funeral home in 2007 leaving behind many fond memories and stories alike.
Rose was a longtime member of St. Joseph Catholic Church on North Street in Warren, now St. John Paul II Parish where she faithfully attended the 4:00 p.m. Mass on Saturday and was a member of the Altar & Rosary Society. She was proud of her Croation heritage and was a member of the Croation Fraternal Union #182 and the Croatian Ladies #15 of Warren. She was also a member of the St. Benedictine Auxiliary of the Benedictine Sisters of SS. Peter & Paul Byzantine Catholic Church in Warren; a member of the Sts. Cyril & Methodius 50 + Club and was an annual ticket holder of the Sts. Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church 300 Club Reverse Raffle. She enjoyed frequenting the casinos and polka dancing.
Rose was married on August 27, 1938 to Anthony “Stogie” Ferderber and they were married for 53 years until his passing on December 12, 1989.
Rose is survived by her two children Patricia “Pat” (Jerome “Dee”) Hansel of Champion and Anthony A. “Tony” (Lisa Marini) Ferderber of Warren; three grandchildren and five great grandchildren. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews; great nieces and great nephews and extended family.
Besides her parents and husband, Rose was preceded in death by a brother Samuel Scrbek and sisters Rose Scrbek, Ann Socak, Margaret Stankich and Helen Bubon.
Calling hours will take place on Sunday, April 2, 2017 from 4 until 7 PM in the Sinchak & Kaszowski Funeral Home, where the ladies of the St. Benedictine Auxiliary will recite the rosary at 3:30 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial, with Fr. Christopher Henyk officiating, will be offered at 10:00 a.m. Monday, April 3, 2017 in St. John Paul II Parish on North Street in Warren, preceded by closing prayers to be recited at 9:20 a.m. in the funeral home, with Fr. Simeon B. Sinbenik, pastor of SS. Peter & Paul Byzantine Catholic Church presiding, prior in leaving for the church. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery in Champion.
Caring and Professional Arrangements for the Ferderber family are under the direction of the Sinchak & Kaszowski Funeral Home, 330-392-5691.
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