Thursday, August 30th, 2012
Marie Killian, 92, formerly of Philadelphia, Pa., and New Bremen, died 6 p.m. Aug. 28, 2012, at Elmwood Community of New Bremen.
She was born Jan. 1, 1920, in Stara Lubovnia, Slovak Republic, to Joseph and Gizella Raab Kuckovsky. On March 2, 1946, she married Anthony J. Killian Sr., who died Jan. 20, 1993.
Survivors are her children, Leona (Gerald) Swiacki, Aston, Pa.; Anthony J. (Beverly J.) Killian, Sicklerville, N.J.; and Christopher M. (Beverly A.) Killian, New Bremen, and five grandchildren.
Deceased are six brothers, Felix, Steven, Joseph, John, Frank and Michael Kuckovsky.
She was a member of the Church of the Holy Redeemer in New Bremen. She formerly worked for the Donnelly Directory doing clerical duties and with the Nicholson File Company, both of Philadelphia, Pa.., and was a homemaker.
A Memorial Mass will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Church of the Holy Redeemer in New Bremen, the Rev. Thomas Mannebach officiating. A Memorial Mass will be held at a future date in Philadelphia. She will be returned to her hometown in Slovakia for interment.
Condolences may be left at gilberghartwigfh.com.