MASSENA, NY — A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:00 A.M. for Mary P. Partyka, age 100, formerly of Massena, NY, on Saturday April 30, 2020 at the Church of The Scared Heart with Rev. Severinus presiding. Calling hours will be held at Sacred Heart Church, beginning at 9:00 A.M. until time of services.
Burial will take place immediately following the funeral services in Calvary Cemetery in Massena, NY.
Mary passed away on January 19, 2022, in Plainfield, CT at the Villa Maria Nursing Home.
Mary was born to the late Charles and Julia (Burke) Prairie on June 26, 1921 in Massena, NY. She attended Massena Schools. Mary later attended Secretary School in Albany, NY first working Torrington, CT as a telephone operator and then returned to the north country began work at Massena Central School District, working as a secretary for the next 16 years retiring from Twin Rivers School
She was soon married to her husband Thaddeus W. Partyka on April 27, 1946 at the Church of the Sacred Heart with the late Rev. Gerald Kellogg presiding. Thaddeus predeceased Mary on September 29, 1962.
Mary is survived by a daughter Connie Partyka of Brooklyn, CT; a grandson both of Brooklyn, CT along with nieces and nephew.
In addition to her parents and husband, Mary was predeceased by a son Charles Partyka and a sister Agnes Prairie SSM, Elenita Prairie and Gurtrude Prairie along with two brother, Larry and Charles Prairie
The family has entrusted arrangements to the care and direction of the Phillips Memorial Home, 64 Andrews St., Massena, NY.
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