Anastasia Agnes Rapacki, of Dundee, passed away peacefully just two days after her 95th birthday, Wednesday, January 23, 2019 in the comfort of her home.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26 at St. Mary’s of the Lake Parish, 905 N. Decatur St., Watkins Glen. The family will receive friends prior to the mass in the “Link” of the church from 10:15 to 11 a.m. Burial in Hillside Cemetery, Dundee; will be at the convenience of the family.
Anastasia was born January 21, 1924, in Eynon, Pa., the eldest daughter of the late Anthony and Josephine Yatsonsky Konasavage. She graduated from Archibald High School in Archibald, Pa. in 1942. On Oct. 1, 1949, in Eynon, Pa., she married the late Theodore J. Rapacki Sr. who passed away on Sept. 18, 2007. They have lived locally since 1968, previously of South Bound Brook, N. J. She was a 13-year employee of RCA in Harrison, N.J.; and had been a Hood Maker for the former Barden-Robeson Basket Factory in Penn Yan.
Mrs. Rapacki was a member of the former St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Dundee before transferring to St. Mary’s in Watkins Glen.
She is loved and will be dearly missed by her son, Theodore J. “Ted” Rapacki Jr. of Dundee; three daughters, Ann Marie Rapacki with whom she made her home, Theresa Rapacki of Ithaca, Bernardine C. (Duane C. Smith) Rapacki of Elmira; a brother, Anthony (Pauline) Konasavage Jr. of Moscow, Pa.; two sisters, Eleanor (John) Grabin, and Alice Susco, both of Eyon, Pa.; several nieces, nephews; and her four-legged “Fur Babies” Brindle, Bella, and George.
Besides her parents and husband, she was predeceased by a sister, Rose Kobylash on Sept 2, 2001.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Dundee Fire Company Emergency Squad, 12 Union St., Dundee, N.Y. 14837.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water Street, Dundee, NY. Online condolences can be sent by visiting www.bairdfuneralhomedundee.com.