Mary Ann Kalinich, a resident of the Holy Family Residence, formerly of South Scranton, passed away Friday at the Holy Family Residence after an illness. She was the widow of William C. Kalinich who passed away in 2016. They had been married for 48 years.
Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late George and Anna Hagen Sink. She was educated in Scranton Catholic schools, and had been a member of the St. Paul of the Cross Parish in South Scranton. Prior to her retirement she had been employed as seamstress in the local garment industry.
The family would like to thank the Little Sisters of the Poor and the staff for their exemplary care. Each and every person that helped and gave so much compassion, dedication and love in her last days will be remembered and appreciated beyond words. The Sisters, the aides, the nurses and administration are among the most wonderful people there could ever be and will never be forgotten and will be in their hearts forever.
Surviving are sons and their families, all of Scranton, William Kalinich and his wife Teresa; and their son, Will; Robert Kalinich and Ruthann; and their son Robert, Jr.; her beloved cousins Marion Sulz and Mary Jo White and Goddaughters Carla White and Denise Larsen, several other special cousins, nieces and nephews
She was also preceded in death by her sister Jean Winn and her brother George Sink.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 10:30am in the Chapel at the Holy Family Residence (2nd Flr.) 2500 Adams Ave Scranton by Rev. E Francis Kelly, chaplain.
Friends may call Monday from 4-7pm in the Maloney Lounge at the Holy Family Residence.
Interment, private at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers the family encourages memorial contributions be made to the Holy Family Residence 2500 Adams Ave. Scranton, PA 18509.