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Susanna “Sue” (Hritcko) Thachik, 93 of Clymer, Pa., passed away on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013 at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown, Pa.


She was the daughter of George and Anna (Ruben) Hritcko, born on Feb. 3, 1920 in Arcadia, Pa.


Susanna was a member of Christ Our Savior Orthodox Church, Tanoma, Pa., and its Ladies Society.  She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.  Sue was an accomplished baker well known for her pagach, paschas and lady locks which she gererously shared with family and friends.


She is survived by two children, Sandra Lawer and husband Robert of Elizabethtown, Pa.; Stephen Thachik  and wife Donna of Elkton, Md.; five grandchildren, Jeffrey Lawer and wife Jessica and Todd Lawer; Sasha Thachik and fiancé, Dave Huber, Kusha and Stefani Thachik and three great-grandchildren, Tyler, Madison and Justin Lawer.


Also surviving are two sisters, Elaine Wilson (Clifford) of Elyria, Ohio; Dorothy Gerrick of Elizabethtown, Pa.; in addition to nieces and nephews, including special niece Beverly Pribicko Parsons who gave her unconditional love and compassionate care.


Susanna was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Steve Michael Thachik; four brothers, John, George, Michael, and Joseph; four sisters, Anna Palo, Helen Federinko, Mary Hritcko, and Margaret Pribicko; one great-grandson, Alexander Lawer.


Friends will be received on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.  with a Parastas at 7 p.m. at the Rairigh-Bence Funeral Home, Clymer.  Her funeral service will be celebrated on Monday at 10 a.m. at the Christ our Savior Orthodox Church with the Very Rev. Archpriest George Mitchell as celebrant.  Interment will be in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Clymer.


Memorial contributions may be made to:  Christ our Savior Orthodox Church, 6768 Tanoma Rd., PO Box 1101, Indiana, PA  15701.


Online condolences may be made at www.rbfh.net.

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