MEKA, MARY (nee: Bawiec)

97, a lifelong resident of Bayonne, passed away on January 19, 2017. She was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of American and the Leisure Club of Bayonne. Mrs. Meka is predeceased by her husband, Walter “Jack” Meka; daughter Frances Malinconico; siblings Clara, Joseph, Frank, and Stanley Bawiec. Surviving is her daughter Kathleen Meka; brother John Bawiec and a sister Adele Czajczynski; 2 grandchildren Michael Malinconico and his wife Melissa and Nicole Lalley & her husband Ray; 3 great grandchildren Jack and Paige Malinconico, and Charlotte Lalley; and several nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Mary’s memory to the Felician Franciscan Sisters, 262 South Main Street, Lodi, NJ 07644 ( Funeral arrangements by DZIKOWSKI, PIERCE & LEVIS Funeral Home, 24-32 E. 19th St.