POLLOCK, MaryAnn (Tekely)

POLLOCK - Maryann (nee Tekely)
Age 93, of North Tonawanda, NY, entered into rest on February 9, 2018, beloved wife of the late Cyril; dearest mother of Virginia "Joan" (Joseph) Cassone, the late Donald (Joan) Pollock, James (Kathy) Pollock, the late Deborah (Vincent) Caradonna, Sharon (Ellen), Tina (Joseph "Keo") D'Arcy, and Lori Fockler; loving grandmother of Joseph(Melanie), Annette, Tricia Cassone, late Jeremy (Melissa) Pollock, Sarah (Chris) Galley, Anthony "Tony" Caradonna, Danae (Joseph) Sciolino, Angela (Michael) Johnson, Nicholas (Joelle) and Malia D'Arcy; great-grandmother of Brianne, Jordan, and Samantha Johnson, Deacon D'Arcy, Jayden and Carter Horan, Darcie-Lynn Rose Boatman, and Elliot Galley; also survived by family and friends. Born on March 1, 1924 in Philipsburg, PA to the late August and Anna (Yasovsky) Tekely, MaryAnn was the last surviving of nine children. One of the founding members of St. Albert the Great Church (now known as St. Jude the Apostle Parish) in North Tonawanda, NY. MaryAnn served as the Religious Education Director for over 30 years, retiring at the age of 75. A very spiritual woman, her church was her second home as she participated on countless committees such as the Rosary Guild Society, Bereavement Committee and Fund Raising throughout the years. Friends may call Thursday from 4-8 PM at WATTENGEL FUNERAL HOME, 533 Meadow Dr., North Tonawanda, NY. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday at 10 AM from St. Jude the Apostle Parish, 800 Niagara Falls Blvd., North Tonawanda, NY. Burial will be at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Kenmore, NY. "A special thank you to the caring staff at Schofield Care and Hospice".