Elizabeth A. Poplawski 85, Moravian Manor resident, active in Catholic faith, Lawrence Welk fan

By on April 2, 2014

Elizabeth A. Poplawski, 85, of Lititz, formerly of Middletown, entered into eternal rest on Monday, March 24, 2014 at Moravian Manor.

She was born on September 14, 1928 in Mocanaqua, Pa. and was the daughter of the late Guido and Theresa Miller Lenzini.

She was a member of the Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, Middletown. Elizabeth was employed by the former Edgar Scott Furniture store in Shickshinny, Pa. She retired from Community General Osteopathic Hospital in 1993. She had a strong faith and enjoyed cooking and sharing meals with friends and family and playing the card game, Cad. One of her favorite pastimes was watching the Lawrence Welk Show. Her greatest joy of all, however, was the love she received from her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband: Leon J. Poplawski.

Elizabeth is survived by her loving children: Leon E. husband of Mandy Poplawski of Mundelein, Ill., Teresa M. wife of Edward Hartmann of Lititz, and Mark J. Poplawski companion of April Clements of Las Vegas, Nev.; one sister: Mildred Makar; nine grandchildren: Kyle and Chelsea Kirchhoefer, Joshua, Jesse, Ariel, and Cody Poplawski, Zachary, Kristen and Emily Hartmann; two great-grandchildren: Reagan Kirchhoefer and Madison Hartmann; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Services were held March 28 at Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, Middletown, PA17057 with the Rev. Ted Keating as celebrant. Burial will be in the MiddletownCemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in Elizabeth’s name to the Benevolent Care Fund at Moravian Manor, 300 W. Lemon St., Lititz, PA, 17543.

Condolences may be sent online at matinchekanddaughterfuneralhome.com. Arrangements entrusted to Matinchek & Daughter Funeral Home, Middletown.

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