Theodore and Mary Ann Hiriak of Barto died Friday, July 20, 2012 as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
Mary Ann, 69, was born July 16, 1943 in Bally the daughter of Esther and Gordon Costello. She was a graduate of Boyertown High School and was employed by Pennsburg Manor until her retirement in 2010.
Ted, 73, was born November 3, 1938 in Perkiomenville, the son of Jennie and Theodore Hiriak Sr. He attended Boyertown High School and proudly served his country as a member of the US Army in Germany. Ted spent his career working in the Bally Ribbon Mill for 33 years until his retirement.
Mary Ann and Ted celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary May 12, 2012. The occasion was marked with a celebration surrounded by family and friends at their favorite restaurant, the Carriage House. Their love for each other, their children and grandchildren was without limit.
Mary Ann and Ted are survived by three daughters: Michelle and her husband, Cory Wetterau of Coopersburg, Lisa Stenroos of Emmaus and Kelly and her husband, Michael Carroll, of Avoca. In addition, they are survived by eight grandchildren: Jordan and Taylor Stenroos, Matthew, Mackenzie and Ali Carroll, Mason, and Max and Gavin Wetterau. They will be sadly missed by their beloved lab, Molly. Each was preceded in death by their parents.
A funeral mass will be held on Friday, July 27, 2012 in St. Philip Neri Church, Pennsburg. Friends may call at the church beginning at 9:00 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Pittston Memorial Library, 47 Broad Street, Pittston, PA 18640 to advance construction of the new wing.