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Of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 28, 2016, in Our Lady of Peace Nursing Care Residence, Lewiston, NY.
She was born in Wilkes Barre, PA, on October 4, 1922, the daughter of the late George and Mary [Benedict] Jascur.
Mrs. Check graduated from Coughlin High School.
After moving to Niagara Falls, she became the office manager for Our Lady of Angels Association at Niagara University, for 35 years before retiring. Mrs. Check received the Presidents Medal for her years of service, which is the highest honor bestowed by the university.
Mrs. Check was a member of St. Raphael's Church and actively participated in the Women's Guild, the Senior Social Club and the Bereavement Committee.
She was married to her high school sweetheart of 60 years to the late Bernard G. Check, who died in November of 2006.
Mrs. Check is survived by many sisters and brothers in law, nieces, nephews and dear friends.
She was the sister of the late George, John, Cyril, Michael and Joseph Jascur, Marian Melnyk, Mary Mamola, Mildred Rodzinak, Verna Mamola and Sister Ursala Jascur.
Her friends may call on Tuesday from 7-9 PM at RHONEY FUNERAL HOME, 901 Cayuga Street, Lewiston, NY.
Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday at 10:00 AM at St. Rapheal Roman Catholic Parish, 3831 Macklem Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY, with the Rev. Ivan Skenderovic officiating.
Flowers are gratefully declined. memorials may be made in her name to Our Lady of the Angels Association.
Interment at Sacred Heart Parish Cemetery, Dallas, PA.
Visit www.rhoneyfuneralhome.com, for guest register.
Published on May 29, 2016
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