Jeannette M. Svitak of New Windsor, a retired bus driver for George M. Carroll, Inc. entered into rest Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at Elant Nursing Home in Newburgh. She was 88.
The daughter of the late John and Stefania Yazwenska Simonoski, Jeannette was born August 15, 1926 in New Windsor.
Jeannette was a member of St. Francis Church and was an avid bowler.
Survivors include her husband of 60 years, Frank Svitak at home, children; Wilson Prokosch and wife, Marsha of Tucson, AZ, Jeannette Guerra and husband, Sam of Wallkill, Stephanie Robinson and husband, James of Sarasota, FL and Francie Naracato and husband, Michael of Ft. Worth, Texas, sister Rose Marvel of Walker Valley, eight grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, as well as nieces, nephews and cousins. Jeannette is predeceased by her brothers; Charles, John and Edward Simonoski, sisters; Josephine Pushman, Helen Hetling and Estelle Ryan.
Cremation took place at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
A Memorial Mass will be offered in 10 a.m., Saturday, November 8, 2014 at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 145 Benkard Ave., Newburgh. Father John Vondras will officiate. Burial of ashes will follow at Calvary Cemetery in New Windsor.
In lieu of flowers please make memorial donations in Jeannette's memory to the St. Francis Restoration Fund, 145 Benkard Ave., Newburgh, NY 12550.