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  • Obit: Estella Wisniewski

  • Estella Wisniewski age 91, of Townsend, DE passed away peacefully at her daughter’s home in Maine on Monday, April 22, 2013.

    Estella was a devoted wife, mother and friend.

    She was preceded in death by her late husband William S. Wisniewski, Sr. and her parents Katharine and Harry Siczka who came from the Galicia, Austria in the early 1900’s and settled in Wilmington, Delaware.
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  • Estella Wisniewski age 91, of Townsend, DE passed away peacefully at her daughter’s home in Maine on Monday, April 22, 2013.
    Estella was a devoted wife, mother and friend.
    She was preceded in death by her late husband William S. Wisniewski, Sr. and her parents Katharine and Harry Siczka who came from the Galicia, Austria in the early 1900’s and settled in Wilmington, Delaware.
    She is survived by her children, Cheryl Ann Greiser of Maine, William S. (Bill) Wisniewski Jr. and wife Nancy of Ohio, Christine Atchison and husband Dan of North Carolina and John (Jack) Wisniewski and wife Dora of Delaware; grandchildren, Curt Persinger, Mark and Pamela Wisniewski, Lauren and Colleen Atchison, Andrea and Alex Wisniewski; and many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
    She will also be greatly missed by her sister Anne Friel of Delaware and her brother John Siczka and wife Christine of Florida.
    She was proud to be Ukrainian and would listen to Ukrainian music and read books and articles on her nationality. She loved to garden, cook, sew, entertain family and friends, travel and enjoy her grandchildren.
    She worked diligently as an environmental advocate, loved to substitute teach at the local schools; visit with her friends and family and enjoyed reading the daily newspaper over a cup of hot coffee and a fried egg each morning.
    Mom you will be greatly missed by us all, but you have left us with so many wonderful memories; good times at the farm, holidays, vacations, weekly visit or just sitting and talking.
    Funeral services will be private.
    In lieu of flowers a donation to your local ASPCA or animal shelter in memory of Estella Wisniewski.
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