Miss Florence J. Hanusik, age 79 of Athens, formerly of Catskill and Florida died unexpectedly along the Hudson River in Athens on Easter Sunday, March 23, 2008.
Miss Hanusik was born in Yonkers on May 8, 1928 to the late John and Josephine Miskuf Hanusik. In 1931 the family moved to Freehold where they operated a farm and she graduated from Greenville High School in 1946. She was retired from the NY Telephone Co. in Catskill where she had been an operator and clerk. In 2000 she moved to Safety Harbor, FL and in 2005 relocated to St. Petersburg, FL. She returned to the area this past September. A parishioner of St. Patrick's Church in Catskill, she was also a former member of their Rosary Altar Society.
Miss Hanusik is survived by three nieces: Ms. Darlene Hanusik of Catskill, Ms. Valerie Morningstar of New Mexico, and Mrs. Mark (Sherri Hanusik) Lenney of New Baltimore; three nephews: Ray, Dana, and John Hanusik, all of Catskill; as well as three great-nieces. She was predeceased by five siblings: Emil, John, Jr., Joseph Hanusik, Anne Sivco, and Mary Kostesky.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, March 28 at 9:30 a.m. in the Church of St. Patrick in Catskill. Interment will follow in St. Patrick's Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of the Millspaugh Camerato Funeral Home at 139 Jefferson Heights in Catskill. Electronic condolences may be posted at www.millspaughcamerato.com