MOUNT CARMEL — Rita Sienkiewicz, 96, of 131 N. Locust St., passed away Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021.

She was born in Mount Carmel, a daughter of the late Paul and Rose (Andrukanis) Schreiber.

She was a 1943 graduate of Mount Carmel High School.

Rita was a retired seamstress who worked in area garment factories.

She was married April 23,1970, in Laporte, to Sigusmund J. Sinenkiwicz, who survives.

She was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish.

Surviving are a son, Peter Shalonis, of Edison, New Jersey; a stepson, James Sienkiewicz and his wife, Noreen, of Den-Mar Gardens; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Rita was preceded in death by a stepson, John Sienkiewicz; a sister, Claire Bolick; and a brother, Paul Schreiber.

SIENKIEWICZ — Rita Sienkiewicz, 96, of 131 N. Locust St., Mount Carmel. Funeral services will be private. The Joseph J. Stutz Inc. Funeral Home, 40 S. Market St., Mount Carmel, Joseph J. Stutz III, supervisor, is entrusted with arrangements. To leave a condolence to the family, go to

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