September 4, 2014
Marie Oressey, Scranton, passed away Thursday morning in the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit surrounded by her loving family following an illness. She was the widow of Emil Oressey who passed away in 1986.
Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late William and Matilda Bernoskie Ross. She was a graduate of the former Scranton Technical High School and also earned a degree from the Mercy Hospital School of Nursing LPN Program. Upon completion of her schooling, Marie served the patients of St. Joseph’s Center for 28 years before retiring. After retirement, Marie developed an avid interest in fundraising for local charities, persons in need, and the church. She was a faithful member of the former Holy Family Catholic Church.
Marie is survived by her loving family including her daughter Christine Oressey and her fiance Theodore Santos; sons Emil Oressey and his wife Mary Lou and Joseph Oressey and his wife Teresa; a sister Alice Beckage of Moscow; grandchildren Maresa Teeple and her husband Jack, Joseph, Carl and Mark and his wife Kathy; great grandchildren Emily, Mark, Colleen and Michael.
She was also preceded in death by a brother William Ross.
A memorial Mass will be celebrated Saturday, September 20th at 10am in the Immaculate Conception Church 801 Taylor Ave. Scranton to be celebrated by Rev. Joseph Sica.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph’s Center 2010 Adams Ave. Scranton 18509; Hospice of the Sacred Heart 600 Baltimore Dr. Wilkes-Barre 18702; St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Way Memphis, TN 38105.
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Arrangements have been entrusted to and are under the care and direction of the Vanston and James Funeral Home, Ash St., Scranton.