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Edna M. Mielcarek – 12/26/2019

December 29th, 2019

Edna Mary Mielcarek, 89, of Twin Oaks, Pa. passed away peacefully on December 26, 2019. Edna was the former floral shop owner of Mielcarek’s Flower Shoppe in Boothwyn, Pa. where she worked alongside her husband and children for more than 40 years.

Born on November 6, 1930 in Sacksville,( Wallingford), Pa., she was the youngest daughter to Knot Kostyk and Mary (Plachetko) Kostyk.

Edna graduated from Our Lady of Peace School in Woodlyn, Pa. and attended Notre Dame High School in Moylan. She loved playing softball with her friends from Milmont Park.

Edna worked for Art Craft and at her husband’s cut-up poultry business in Chester before going to work at Franklin Mint for 10 years as a lead solder designer.

She met her “million-dollar baby” husband, Thomas J. Mielcarek, at Silver’s 5 & 10 in Chester, Pa. They wedded in May of 1950 and were married for 49 years.

Edna was a founding member of St. John Fisher Catholic Church in Boothwyn, Pa.

She thanks the doctors and staff workers in the oncology departments at Brinton Lake and Crozer, who allowed her to enjoy her loved ones through the final years of her life.

Edna is predeceased by her husband, Thomas J. Mielcarek; daughter, Susan Campbell; and son-in-law, Donald W. Tees. She joins her late brothers & sisters, Joseph, Nicholas, Mike, John, and Walter; Mary, Rose Walter, Kate Guzek, Sophie Rest, Olga Riper, Anne Kowall, and Helen Hagan.

Edna is survived by her daughters: Patricia Batog and her husband, Joseph, and Maria Plucker & Janice Tees, her son, Thomas J. Mielcarek Jr. and her son-in-law: Brian Campbell; 14 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.

Her funeral mass will be held on Thursday, January 2nd at 10;30am at St. John Fisher Catholic Church, 4225 Chichester Avenue, Boothwyn, Pa. 19061. Friends and family are invited to call from 9-10:30am in church.  Burial will follow in Lawn Croft Cemetery.  Online condolences can be sent through www.jwardfuneralhome.com.

5 thoughts on “Edna M. Mielcarek – 12/26/2019

  • By Judith lupi on

    Dear Mielcarek family
    Maria and Janice your mother was the sweetest and kindest lady She had the prettiest flower arrangements She was amazing

    Deepest Sympathy
    Prayers

  • By Mary Wiggins on

    My deepest heartfelt sympathy to all the family. Your Mother was a very kind, always Happy person. I remember all the fun we had playing at the Mielcarek’s house as kids and all the candy and cake your Mother always shared with us.

  • By Karen Guzek Johnson on

    To all the children and grandchildren of Aunt Edna
    I was saddened to hear of Aunt Edna’s passing. She was always full of life and had so much love that she shared with everyone. My heart goes out to all of you. I will always have nothing but fond memories of her and your wonderful family.
    With love and deepest sympathy

  • By David and Maureen Brennan on

    Thinking of all of your family at this difficult time. My deepest sympathy on the loss of your mom, grandmom and great grandmom, she will surly be missed.

  • By Kathy Edwards on

    I am so sorry for you and your family’s loss
    Please give my condolences to your grandparents for me. My love to you all.

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