Rose Marie Hricisak of Mechanicsburg was born and raised and spent most of her life in Mahanoy City passed away October 18, 2019. She was the daughter of the late Anthony and Rose Fazio. She graduated from Mahanoy City High School, class of 1957. She retired from the Department of Corrections SCI Mahanoy and SCI Camp Hill in 2005. She worked at Eagle Shirt Factory and was a dental assistant for Dr. James Crossen. Rose was a member of St. Joseph's Church in Mechanicsburg and was a member of the Leisure Club. She was a former member of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Mahanoy City and was an active member of the Sodality. She was preceded in death by her husband Thomas Hricisak. Brothers Thomas, Anthony, Frank, Joseph and John, daughter-in-law Sandra, sister-in-law Beverly, and a nephew Keith Fazio. She is survived by her four children Thomas of Hometown, Carole Ann wife of Bob Mattis, Angela wife of Dr. Brad Henken, and Dr. Pauline wife of Joe Kostelac, all of Harrisburg, and loving grandchildren Lauren, Tommy (Alyssa), and Paige (Danny) White, Mike and Nick Mattis, Brandon, Dustin and Aidan Henken and Joseph Kostelac. She is also survived by her sister Mary Slizewski of Mahanoy City, brothers Louis (Patricia) of Mahanoy City, William of Barnesville, George (Kay) of Florida, Paul (Mary) of Mahanoy City, sisters-in-law Lois of Arizona and Lois of Michigan, and many loving nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday at Noon from Saint Joseph Catholic Church in Mechanicsburg with the Rev. Timothy Sahd as celebrant. A visitation with the family will be held at the church on Friday morning beginning at 10 AM until time of Mass. A private burial will be held at the family's convenience. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Thomas M. Hricisak Scholarship Fund through Angela (Hricisak) Henken at 2311 Abbey Lane, Harrisburg, PA 17112 or Carole Mattis, 1626 Churchill Drive, Harrisburg, PA 17111. David D. Jarrett Funeral Home of Mahanoy City is entrusted with arrangements. Please visitwww.jarrettfuneralhome.com for more information.
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