WHARTON - Mrs. Mary Lou Wozniak, age 90, of Wharton, died Tuesday, March 15, 2011, at her residence following an extended illness. She was born in Wharton onApr 19 1 of 1View Source
WHARTON - Mrs. Mary Lou Wozniak, age 90, of Wharton, died Tuesday, March 15, 2011, at her residence following an extended illness.
She was born in Wharton on Dec. 29, 1920, the daughter of the late F.I. Moore Sr. and Laura Cockrell Moore. Mrs. Wozniak had been a lifelong resident of Wharton and a member of the First United Methodist Church. She was a graduate of Wharton High School. She married E. H. (Bob) Wozniak on Jan. 7, 1939, in Wharton and he preceded her in death on Sept. 1, 2002. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Kathleen Meyer, and two brothers, F.I. Moore Jr. and Stanley C. Moore. She was a former employee of the Wharton Bank & Trust Co. before helping her father and husband at F. I. Moore Insurance Co. and Savings Company. She was a Den Mother for Cub Scouts, active with the WSCS at the Methodist Church for many years and was a volunteer at Gulf Coast Medical Center with the "Pink Ladies". Her hobbies included playing bridge, cooking, sewing, being with family and friends, and celebrating birthdays.
Friends may call for visitation from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, at the Wharton Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, March 19, 2011, at the First United Methodist Church in Wharton with the Rev. Polly Standing officiating. Burial will follow in the Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery in Wharton.
Survivors include her daughter, Kathleen Wozniak; sons and daughters-in-law, Dick and Valorie Wozniak of Wharton, and Vance Wozniak of El Campo; brother, Dr. Jack Moore of Houston; grandchildren, Lindsay Wozniak and husband Kyle Mueller, Austin Wozniak, Karl Wozniak and Brenna Wozniak. Pallbearers will be Dick Wozniak, Vance Wozniak, Austin Wozniak, Karl Wozniak, Kyle Mueller, Carter Moore and Larry Wadler. Honorary pallbearers will be Hank Meyer, Mike Moore, Tony Martin, Sylvan Miori, Bobby Kleas, John Reed, Bob Nilson, George Robertson, Ervin Selcer, Doc Blakely, Henry Svatek, Dr. Dwight King, and all of her many friends and neighbors.
In lieu of usual remembrances the family requests memorials to the First United Methodist Church, 1717 Pioneer, Wharton, Texas 77488, or Houston Hospice of El Campo, P.O. Box 1417, El Campo, Texas 77437. Funeral services are under the direction of the Wharton Funeral Home.
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