Rebecca G. Maruschak Tuesday, February 8, 1938 - Thursday, January 26, 2017

Rebecca G. Maruschak, 78, of Philipsburg, passed away Thursday, January 26, 2017 at Geisinger-Bloomsburg Hospital. Born February 8, 1938 in Philipsburg, she was a daughter of the late George P. & Jean L. (Wilson) Maruschak Sr. Becky was a 1956 graduate of Philipsburg High School and earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education from Misericordia College in Dallas, PA. For over 20 years she taught at St. Matthew’s Catholic School in Tyrone. During her summers off, she worked at Black Moshannon State Park. Becky was a member of SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Philipsburg, where she was a Eucharist Minister. She collected Angels and often bought them and handed them out to others. Becky was an animal lover, liked to clip funny comics and sayings, and enjoyed wine, pizza and ice-cream. Becky is survived by three Sisters Margaret “Peggy” Johns of Orville, OH, Pauline Knauf and her husband Alvin of Glen Alan, IL and Anna Jeanette “Jenny” Maruschak of Philipsburg; three Brothers William “Bill” Maruschak and his wife Barb of Linglestown, James “Tony” Maruschak and his wife Yvonne of Philipsburg, and Eugene Maruschak and his wife Wendy of Harrisburg; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by four brothers James L., George P. Jr., Andrew Lester and Raymond C. “Ramon” Maruschak and an Uncle Johnny Maruschak. A memorial service will be held at a later date and time. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Becky’s memory may be made to SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 400 S. Fourth St. Philipsburg, PA 16866. Online condolences to the family may be made at www.dahlgrenfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are under the direction of the David K. Dahlgren Funeral Home, 228 N. Centre St. Philipsburg, PA 16866.

Service Details: A memorial service will be held at a later date & time, which will be announced.


Fond memories of a wonderful human being, who gave so much to others in so many ways.  Black Moshannon was blessed to have her as part of the office staff.

Thought and prayers at this difficult time, know that she is now with others that lover her and I am sure she will be watching over your family till you meet again.

My name is Luisa Flores and I am a Jehovah's Witnesses.  Although there are no words that can take away the pain of your loss. I can assure you that Jehovah our God and Father is with you and will help you through your pain.  I'd like to share with you Jehovah's promise for the dead.  I recently lost my father and these Scriptures gave me comfort.  I know that you will find comfort in these Scriptures too,  Acts 24:15,  John 5:28.29 and Rev. 21:1-4

Hello from our family to your's  we are very sorry for your loss I believe when we leave this world  we  go to a better place free of pain  we send our love to all of you  "Mr. and Mrs. G"

RIP Becky.  You were truly one of the kindest people I've ever known.  I will always treasure the angel you gave me.