Hope this can help someone out there....I was doing a little research on the Marianna mine explosion in PA and came across this obit.Sorry but I am unaware of Eva's maiden name...
Eva Wnek Steffanik
Mrs Eva Wnek Stefanik, 84, of Marianna, died Thursday, January 24, 1963, in Washington Hospital.
She was born in Poland Dec. 24, 1878 and came to the United States in 1902. Since 1907, she lived in Marianna, except for the past year, when she lived with a daughter at Cokeburg. She was a member of the National Slovak Society No. 631.
She was twice married. Her first husband, Albert Wnek, was killed in the Marianna mine explosion in 1908, and her second husband, Joseph Stefanik, died in 1949.
Surviving are one son, John A. Wnek, Benwood, W.Va.; three daughters, Mrs. Marie Ellis, California State; Mrs. Pauline Semenic, Cleveland, Ohio, and Mrs Stella Sabolsky, Marianna; 19 grandchildren, 43 great-grandchildren, three step sons and four step-daughters. A daughter, Thelma Silvers, died in 1962.
STEFANIK--Friends of Mrs. Eva Wnek Stefanik, Marianna, who died Thursday, Jan. 24, 1963, will be received at the John H. Shrontz Funeral Home, Marianna. A prayer service will be held there Monday, Jan. 28, at 8:30 a.m. followed by requiem mass at 9 a.m. at St. Mary and Ann R.C. Church, in charge of Rev. A.J. Milcic. Burial in Horn Cemetery.