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 (www.feliciansisterna.org). Funeral arrangements by DZIKOWSKI, PIERCE & LEVIS Funeral Home, 24-32 E. 19th St.