Eleanor Kacvinsky - Formerly of Marianna
February 16, 1934 – April 21, 2018
Eleanor Lorraine Bartman was born on February 16, 1934 to Julius and Anna Bartman in Galatin, Pennsylvania. She was raised in Vestaburg, PA where she grew up as the only girl with three brothers; Jim Bartman, Julius Bartman (deceased) and Gerald Bartman. She attended West Bethlehem Schools and graduated in May 1952.
She married Michael Kacvinsky, Jr. on July 3, 1954 in Marianna, PA and raised four children; Kathy, Michael, Mark and Mary Sue.
She was an active parishioner of Sts. Mary & Ann Catholic Church. She was employed as a bank teller at First National Bank in Marianna.
After the death of her husband in 1989, she retired and moved to Huntington Beach, CA in 1994. She was an active parishioner at Sts. Simon & Jude Catholic Church, and a member of SSJ Pastoral Ministry, Bible Study, WAFA and Blue Army.
She is survived by her children and their spouses: Kathy and William Morris, Michael and Yvonne Kacvinsky, Mark and Brenda Kacvinsky, and Mary Sue and Matt Engle. She was blessed with ten grandchildren: Mikey, Carrie, Mark, Ashley, Billy, Kevin, Daniel, Kelly, Katie and Matthew. She also has nine great-grandchildren Heidi, Genesis, Hunter, Gavin, Landon, Dylan, Hudson, Sawyer and Emery.
In her own words, “My life has been good. I am close to God and confident in His goodness.
The Kacvinsky, Morris, and Engle families respectfully invite you to attend the Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 26, 2018 at Saint Katharine Drexel, Marianna Campus (formerly Saints Mary and Ann), 117 First Street, Marianna. Inurnment will follow Horn Cemetery in Marianna.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that funds be directed in Eleanor’s memory to Missions of Hope (www.missionsofhope.org/eleanor) or by mail to Missions of Hope, Inc., 9921 Carmel Mountain Road #396, San Diego, CA 92129. Please indicate "In Memory of Eleanor" in the memo line.
Visit www.thompson-marodi.com to leave a condolence message. Local arrangements in care of the Thompson-Marodi Funeral Home, Inc., 809 Main Street, Bentleyville, 724-239-2255.