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Julia (Tomashosky) Subolish

August 3, 1924 ~ November 26, 2019 (age 95)


Julia Subolish, 95, of McAdoo, passed away Tuesday afternoon at Weatherwood Nursing Center, Weatherly. 

         Born in Kelayres, she was the daughter of the late George and Mary (Olynik) Tomashosky.

         Julia was a member of St. Mary’s Ukrainian Catholic Church, McAdoo and a 1942 graduate of McAdoo High School.

         Prior to retiring, she was employed in the local garment industry and also the former Kelayres Elementary School cafeteria. She was a member of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union.

         Throughout her life, Julia was very active in her church. She enjoyed teaching others of her Ukrainian culture and heritage.

         Julia also enjoyed playing pinochle with her family and friends.

         Preceding her in death, were her husband Michael Subolish; Great-grandchild Braedyn Romanowski; son-in-law Joseph Merenda; daughter-in-law Virginia Subolish; brothers Andrew and Metro Tomashosky; and sisters Catherine Bentivegna, Anna Zukovich, Helen Rogosky and Mary Mazaika.

          Surviving, are her son Emil Subolish, of Tamaqua; daughters Julie M. Merenda, of Haddock; and Nancy Gould and husband Karl, of Harleysville; grandchildren Tina Romanowski and husband Richard, Joseph Merenda, Jr., and Melissa and Allison Gould; great-grandchildren Tyler Romanowski, and Andreas J. Merenda; and many nieces and nephews. 

         Her funeral will be held Monday at 9:30 a.m. from the Damiano Funeral Home Inc., Blaine and Cleveland Sts., McAdoo.  Rev. George Worschak will celebrate the Divine Liturgy with Office of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Mary’s U.C. Church, McAdoo. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery.

         Calling hours will be held Sunday from 5 to 8 p.m. in the funeral home.

         In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to St. Mary’s U.C. Church, 210 W. Blaine St., McAdoo, PA 18237.

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Calling Hour(s)
December 1, 2019

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Damiano Funeral Home, Inc.
24 E. Blaine St.
McAdoo, PA 18237

Funeral Service
December 2, 2019

9:30 AM
Damiano Funeral Home, Inc.
24 E. Blaine St.
McAdoo, PA 18237

Divine Liturgy
December 2, 2019

10:00 AM
St. Mary's Ukrainian Catholic Church
210 W. Blaine St.
McAdoo, PA 18237

Interment following funeral service
December 2, 2019

St. Mary's U.C. Cemetery
Adams St.
McAdoo, PA 18237


St. Mary's U.C. Church
210 W. Blaine St., McAdoo PA 18237

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