Mary “Mamie” (Kwadecius) Burak, transitioned into heaven at the age of 96 on Friday, November 23, 2018.
In life, Mary was a seamstress and professional “Grandma”, who loved doting on and caring for her family. She also loved baking and singing Lithuanian folk songs.
Her fried chicken was legendary. Predeceased by her parents, John and Helen Kwadecius, husband John Burak, 3 brothers and 5 sisters, Mary was the last of her siblings to pass. She is survived by her daughter Mary Ann Soto and her husband Richard, son Michael Burak and his wife Marie, grandchildren Renee Soto, Melissa Young and Megan Magalski, great grandchildren Caitlin, Maggie and Melanie, sister-in-law Maureen Kwadecius and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visiting Tuesday, 5:00-8:00 pm.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 9:00 am at the Krowicki McCracken Funeral Home, 2124 E. St. Georges Avenue, Linden, N.J. 07036. Mass of Christian Burial Sts. Peter & Paul RC Church, Elizabeth 10:00 am followed by interment at St. Gertrude Cemetery, Colonia.
In lieu of flowers, those wishing to express their condolences are encouraged to make donations to Compassus Hospice, 45 Eisenhower Dr., Suite 240, Paramus, NJ 07652.