MaryAnn Onukiavage was born in Lackawanna County Pennsylvania on October 30,1960. She passed peacefully on February 12, 2020. She was a young lady only fifty-nine years old. MaryAnn lived most her life in Jessup, Pennsylvania in the coal mountains.
MaryAnn loved spending time with her family. She followed after her older sister and helped to look after her younger brother. As they grew up, they became inseparable. She was a big part of helping her sister through the loss of her husband, Richard and with the leukemia recovery with her nephew, John.
She worked at Specialty Records/WEA Manufacturing for twenty plus years. She lived with her parents and had one son when she was twenty-four. Everyone knows he changed her life. MaryAnn and Pete spent many of her days off from work taking small trips. She was always looking for an adventure. They decided as a family to move to Texas in 1998, then went back to Pennsylvania in 2005, and then back to Texas in 2010. She loved traveling, so she took many trips whether it be to theme parks, on a cruise, or road trips. She loved being able to spend time with family, friends, and the dogs.
MaryAnn loved being able to help people and watch them smile. She recognized people in need and always tried to be a secret angel to help them in any way she could.
Preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Rose Onukiavage and brother-in-law, Richard Fitch.
Left behind is her son, Pete Onukiavage and wife Mary; grandchildren, Madison, Abigail, and Gabriella Onukiavage; sister, Patricia Fitch and her two sons Richard and John Fitch; brother, Joseph Onukiavage and his wife Marie with their three children Trevor, Erik, and Kalie Onukiavage, and Trevor’s son, Hayden Onukiavage. She also leaves behind many more family and friends.
Celebration of Life Memorial Services will start with the family greeting guests at 3:00pm on Sunday, February 16, 2020 with 4:00 pm Memorial Services at Carnes Funeral Home - Texas City, 3100 Gulf Freeway Texas City, Texas 77591.