Dorothy A. (Smith) Pribula

Born: Tue., Oct. 20, 1925
Died: Thu., Oct. 10, 2019


Mon., Oct. 14, 2019
Location: St. John Slovak Cemetery

Gathering of Family and Friends

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM, Mon., Oct. 14, 2019
Location: St. Anthony of Padua Church

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 AM Mon., Oct. 14, 2019
Location: St. Anthony of Padua Church

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Dorothy A. Pribula, 93, of Exeter, died peacefully at home on Thursday October 10, 2019 surrounded by family and friends.

Her husband to whom she was wed for 45 years, Thomas A. Pribula preceded her in death on Dec. 12, 1995.Her sister , Florence Weigand also preceded her in death.

She was born in Exeter and was the daughter of the late Michael and Anna K. Borzik Smith .

She was a graduate of Exeter High School and was a retired seamstress having worked for Star Stitching, Exeter.

Mrs. Pribula was a member of St. Barbara Parish at St. Anthony of Padua Church, Exeter and a member of the former St. John the Baptist Church, Pittston, until its closing.

Surviving are her daughter, Karen Pribula Musloski and fiancée, WIlliam (Billy) Manganaro, Taylor; a son Thomas A. and his wife Judy Pribula, Dorrance.

She was very close with her grandsons, Michael Musloski and companion Angel Salerno, Old Forge, Brian Musloski and his wife Aubre, Avoca.,; granddaughter Michelle Zerbe and her husband Steve, Wernersville.

She had a special relationship with her great granddaughter Ava Musloski who spent lots of time with her laughing and crying and who she loved dearly; great grandsons Brady Musloski, Michael Musloski and great granddaughter Cecilia.

Special thank you goes to Samantha Tanski aka Mary who provided above and beyond care and love. Also thanks to her nephew Patrick (P.J.) Pribula and his wife Lisa for all their help.

Thank you also to the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Hospice and Dr. Scott Rieder for their exceptional care in the end.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Monday at 10:00 a.m. at St. Barbara Parish in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 224 Memorial St., Exeter.

The Rev. Michael Finn, pastor will be celebrant.

Interment will be in St. John's Slovak Cemetery, Schooley St., Exeter.

Relatives and friends are asked to go directly to the church Monday morning from 9:00 a.m. until time of mass to share remembrances with the family.

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