August 8, 1924 - March 9, 2018
Mary Midash, age 93, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 9, 2018 at Heartland Hospice House.
Born in McAdoo, PA on August 8, 1924, she was a daughter of the late John and Mary (Zurek) Matuskevich. She married John B. Midash on July 5, 1947, moved to Delaware and together they raised four sons.
Mary was a gifted seamstress, making custom draperies for J.C. Penney and her family. She also enjoyed making friends and meeting people in her role as a banquet server for several country clubs in Delaware. Mary enjoyed going to Delaware Park and shopping, but her favorite role was wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and homemaker. She was also a member of Holy Family R.C. Church.
In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, John, who died on December 9, 2016; youngest son, Randy; granddaughter, Melissa; daughter-in-law, Deborah; sisters, Helen, Julia and Sophia; brothers Paul, Pete, Michael and Edward. She is survived by her sons, John (Sandy), Larry (Millie) and David (Lois); her caregivers; three grandsons, Larry (Kristie), John (Heather) and David; three great grandchildren; sister, Stephanie Mackin; brother Stanley (Patsy) Matuskevich; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Joseph and Dorothy Midash; numerous nieces and nephews; and good friends, Sallie Midash and Chris and Tom Kelley.
The family extends their deepest appreciation to Shannon and Amy from Heartland Hospice and the nurses and staff at Heartland Hospice House.
Graveside services and burial will be held at 11 am on Friday, March 16, 2018 at All Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE 19808.