JAMESTOWN, Pennsylvania – Maria I. Kerekes, age 61, of N. Summit Rd., Greene Township, Jamestown, passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, January 17, 2017.
She was born in Greenville on December 28, 1955 to Frank and Mary (Miller) Haverdick.
She was a graduate of Reynolds High School and retired from the Greenville Water Authority, where she was employed as the office manager for 38 years.
Maria was a member of Greenville VFW Post 3374, Greenville Family Moose Center #276, Fraternal Order of Eagles #805 and was the current Treasurer and Past Trustee of the Italian Home Club.
Her hobbies and interests included, cooking and baking, gardening, event planning, volunteering at local clubs and most of all, her family.
Survivors include her husband of 39 years, Carl L. Kerekes, Sr. When they met, Maria enjoyed highland dancing while Carl played bagpipes for Grove City Highland Band. Also surviving are two daughters, Dana DiGregorio of Greenville and Donna Kerekes of Alexandria, Virginia; a son, Carl L. Kerekes, Jr. and his wife, Lauren of Butler; two brothers, Frank Haverdick of Niles, Ohio and Gary Haverdick of Greenville; two sisters, Carla Myers of Greenville and Dr. Jeana Havidich of New Hampshire; two grandchildren, Jayda DiGregorio of Greenville and Adeline Kerekes of Butler and her four furry (dogs) grandchildren, Lucca DiGregorio, Mason Kerekes, Sami Kerekes and Penny Kerekes.
She was preceded in death by her parents and an infant grandson, Victor DiGregorio.
Memorial contributions may be made to Greenville VFW Post #3374, 54 Conneaut Lake Rd., Greenville, Pennsylvania 16125.
Calling hours will be held Friday, January 20 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Greenville.
A private family service will follow visitation with Rev. Paul Carr officiating.