Janet Berguson

Janet Berguson, 94, of Blossburg and Broad Acres, Wellsboro, passed away on Nov. 25, 2013, after a brief illness.

Born March 2, 1919, a daughter of the late “Archie” Maciez (Matthew) Josef and Ana Maria (Anna Mary) Piecuch Stempeck of Arnot.

On Feb. 7, 1942, she married Gordon Arthur Berguson who predeceased her on Oct. 10, 2003; a son, Richard Berguson, April 1954; and a daughter-in-law, Lenna Berguson, Oct. 25, 2013.

She is survived by three sons, William Berguson, of Arizona, Edward (Pamela) Berguson, of Blossburg, Gordon Jr. (Joan) Berguson, of Arnot; a sister, Loretta (Raymond) Brundage, of Covington; also by five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Janet was also predeceased by five siblings.

Janet worked at the Blossburg State Hospital till its closing, and Wundies in Liberty.

She was a past member of the V.F.W. Women’s Auxiliary, Blossburg Chapter and member of the past Society of St. Mary’s Christian Mother of St. Stanislaus/ St. Mary of Czestochowa Churches.

Family and friends may call Friday Nov. 29, 2013, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Freeberg Funeral Home, Blossburg. Transferal Prayers will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday Nov. 26 from the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday at 10:30 a.m. from St. Mary Czestochowa Church, Blossburg, with Rev. Jacek J. Bialkowski as Celebrant.

Interment will be at St. Marys Cemetery, Blossburg.

Donations may be made to the Good Samaritans/ Holy Child Parish, Mansfield.