Obituary Notice: Beatrice F. (Mura) Latosky

Obituary Notice: Beatrice F. (Mura) Latosky (Provided photo)

Obituary Notice: Beatrice F. (Mura) Latosky (Provided photo)

Beatrice F. (Mura) Latosky, 97, of Morann died Monday, Sept. 15, 2014 at the Williamsport Home, Williamsport.  She was born March 21, 1917 in Whiteside, the daughter of the late Charles and Mary (Phillips) Mura.

She was a parishioner of the Christ the King Catholic Church, Houtzdale. She was also a member of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas, St. Victoria’s Court No. 636, Houtzdale, and the Christ the King Rosary Society. She was a past member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Houtzdale Fire Co.

She enjoyed baking and playing Bingo.

On Aug. 30, 1941 in the former Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Houtzdale, she married Frank Latosky, who preceded her in death on May 9, 2000.

She’s survived by four children, Frank J. Latosky of Morann; Donna J. Bohon and her husband, William R. Bohon Sr. of Chesterfield, Va.; Jerome Latosky of Smithmill; and Elaine B. Perry and her husband, Robert  of South Williamsport.

She’s also survived by her grandchildren, Dr. Sonya Bohon-Burchett (Bernard F. Burchett Jr); William R. Bohon Jr. (Rose); Wayne R. Bohon;  Jason Perry (EvieLyn); Stephanie Boyer (Scott); and Courtney A. Latosky and her great-grandchildren, Nicholas J. Burchett, Jacob M. Burchett, Clayton R. Bohon, Abigail A. Bohon, Madison Perry, Morgan Perry, Micah Perry and Isabel Boyer.

She’s also survived by a brother, Ambrose Mura (Dorothy) of Detroit, Mich., and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Christine Burchett; a daughter-in-law, Diana Latosky; and three sisters, Mary Ann Knuth, Gertrude Rougeux and Marcella Pierzynski.

Friends will be received from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Saturday at the Kruise Funeral Home Inc., Ramey.

The Rosary will be recited at 3:30 p.m. Friday by the CDA and the Christ the King Rosary Society.  Vigil services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the funeral home with Fr. Marc J. Solomon officiating.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday at Christ the King Catholic Church, Houtzdale, with Fr. Marc J. Solomon as celebrant.

Burial will follow in the St. Lawrence Catholic Cemetery, Houtzdale.

Memorial donations may be made to the Williamsport Home, 1900 Ravine Rd., Williamsport, PA  17701.

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