Shirley Y. Wasielewski

Shirley Y. Wasielewski, age 80, of Erie, passed away Sunday, June 12, 2016. She was born in Cherry Tree, PA on January 7, 1936.

Shirley had previously worked at the St. Benedict Day Care Program. She enjoyed being a homemaker.

She is survived by her husband of 60 years, John Wasielewski; three daughters, Beverly Wasielewski, Susan Wasielewski, and Carol Vecchi (Robert); one son, Dr. Matthew Wasielewski (Justyna); nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; and a dear friend, Noreen Powell. Shirley was preceded in death by one son, John Mark Wasielewski and her mother Lois Mayes.

Friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel R.C. Church on Friday, June 24, at 10 a.m. Interment will follow at Wintergreen Gorge Cemetery. The Dusckas Funeral Home, Inc., 2607 Buffalo Rd., is handling arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The American Cancer Society – Erie Unit, 2115 West 38th St., Erie, PA 16508.

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The founder of the Dusckas Funeral Home, Inc., Constantine "Gus" Dusckas, was born in Titusville, Pennsylvania, on July 22, 1915, the son of Greek immigrants. It has been noted that the Dusckas family had a close relationship with the Drake family of oil well fame. Because of the family's deep religious beliefs, young Gus got involved with many families who were in need and less fortunate.  read more...

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