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Rose Marie Malaker

May 7, 2020


Rose Marie Malaker, long-time resident of Clinton Township, passed away on Thursday, May 7, 2020 at home.

She was born in Wilkes-Barre, PA.  She spent her childhood in PA and resided in Clinton Township since 1967.

She was the daughter of the late Frank and Rose Tirpak Krushinski.

Rose Marie had many jobs throughout her career including working as a secretary, seamstress and also working in sales. She enjoyed selling Shaklee products throughout her life as well.  She worked  as a Postal Worker for the Whitehouse Station Post Office for 6 years until her retirement. 

Memberships include Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Annandale, NJ where she was also a two term president of their Altar Rosary Society.  Rose Marie was also a two term Councilwoman in Clinton Township.  

She was a world traveler and she also enjoyed going out with friends.

Survivors include five daughters; Joyce Nice and her husband Joe of Harveys Lake, PA, Carole Edwards and her husband Ron of Larksville, PA, Marilyn Panella and her husband John of Asbury, NJ, Joanna Hedden of Clinton, NJ and Stephanie Lospinoso and her husband Rich of Clinton Township, NJ.  Nine grandchildren; Joey, Christopher, Carolynn, Tony, Michael, Annie, Stephen, Lily and Rebecca. Two great-grandchildren; Vincent and Rose.

Rose Marie is predeceased by her first husband; Ambrose Swinski who passed away in 1989 and also her second husband; Jerome Malaker who passed away in 2006.  She is also predeceased by four siblings; Frank Krushinski, Helen Walters, Josephine Moretti and Lenny Krushinski.  

Due to the current restrictions regarding Coronavirus, all services will be private.

Arrangements by Scarponi-Bright Funeral Home in Lebanon, NJ. 

Memorials can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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