Mary Bochenek

East Palestine, Ohio – Private services were held at the Vaschak-Kirila Funeral Home for Mary Bochenek, 94, of East Palestine, who passed away on Saturday.

Mary was born September 6, 1919 in Katagon, PA, the daughter of Martin and Catherine Wyka.

She was a graduate of Rayen High School and a member of St. Stanislaus Church in Youngstown. She was a homemaker and enjoyed going to casinos and playing bingo.

Surviving are two daughters, Nancy Atkinson, with whom she made her home, and Georgia (Robert) Ohle of Canfield; a brother, Edward VanWyke of Florida; seven grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George (Botch) Bochenek, whom she married September 2, 1939; a brother, Joseph; and three sisters, Violet, Jenny and Helen.

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