Lorraine Ciemniecky

   MANVILLE — Lorriane "Mona" Ciemniecky died Dec. 30 at Somerset Medical Center, Somerville. She was 70.
   Born in Trucksville, Pa., she lived in Manville for the past 60 years.
   Mrs. Ciemniecky was a homemaker and also ran a child care program from her home that included children from one-month old to pre-school. She cared for and nurtured 19 children over the past 20 years.
   She was a member of Christ The King Church in Manville and the church’s Altar and Rosary Society.
   She was a member of the Manville Senior Citizens Club and had been a past PTA president and had been an Avon Representative for 30 years.
   She worked for the Manville Board of Elections for many years.
   She was the last surviving original member of the local card club she and her friends formed many years ago, calling themselves, "The Socialettes."
   She had also been devoted to fighting breast cancer. Each year, she walked in the American Cancer Society Relay for Life to raise awareness and support breast cancer research.
   Her husband, Charles Ciemniecky, died in 1971; her sister, Bertha Isaacs, is deceased.
   Surviving are two sons, Gary of Bridgewater and Richard of Manville; three daughters, Linda Riches of Glendale, Ariz., Cheryl Babich of Whitehouse Station and Lori Pizzoli of Manville; and seven grandchildren.
   The funeral service was conducted Jan. 4 from Ketusky Funeral Home in Manville, followed by a Mass at Christ the King Church. Burial was in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Hillsborough.
   Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, C/O Paul Dudek, 600 First Ave., Raritan, 08869.