Stephanie Christine Bajnarowicz of Lumberton, NJ, formally of North Plainfield, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, March 19 in Mt. Holly.
Born on January 12, 1917 in Simpson, PA, she has been a resident of Lumberton, NJ where she lived with her daughter, for the past 7 years.
Prior to retiring she was employed as an inspector by Thermionics Products in North Plainfield.
A 46 year resident of North Plainfield, she was a past president of the North Plainfield Rescue Squad Ladies Auxillary, past president of the VFW Storr-Richie Post 506 Ladies Auxiliary, Plainfield, as well as a past president of the Altar Rosary Society and communicant of St. Stanislaus Kostka R.C. Church, Plainfield. Mrs. Bajnarowicz was a Girl Scout troop leader from 1960 -1967 in the Washington Rock GS Council, North Plainfield. She and her late husband Alex were also active members and community volunteers with the Telephone Pioneers of America, Union chapter.
She is predeceased by her loving husband of 56 years, Alexander Vincent Bajnarowicz on October 8, 1997, her parents, Michael and Agnes Gierczak Gombita, two brothers, Andrew and John Gombita, a sister, Mary Robbins, a niece, Cynthia Ann Franceski, and two nephews, Thomas John and Stephen Gombita.
She is survived by her daughter, Stephanie M. Bajnarowicz Banks, son in law Anthony Banks, and granddaughter Rachel Alexandra Banks of Lumberton, NJ, her sister Michele Franceski, and niece Michele R. Franceski of Florence, S.C., and nephew Raymond Robbins of Carbondale, Pa.
Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday at 9:30 am from the Higgins Home for Funerals, 209 West Eighth St., Plainfield, followed by a 10 am funeral Mass at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church in Plainfield and interment at Holy Redeemer Cemetery in South Plainfield. Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 2-4 & 7-9 pm.