Mary E. Draganescu of Philadelphia died on May 23, 2012, at Abington Memorial Hospital, Abington. She was 81.
She was the beloved wife of the late John Draganescu.
Born in the Northern Liberties section of Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Pauline Starinec Korabik. Mary and her family were parishioners of St. Agnes Parish, and she and her sons attended St. Agnes School. She subsequently attended John W. Hallahan Catholic Girls High School.
Mary was very devoted to her family, and she proudly worked for over twenty-five years at Smith Kline & French in Philadelphia where she made many beloved life-long friends. Along with her husband, John, she was a passionate Phillies fan, and they rarely missed watching a Phillies game for over three decades.
She is survived by her loving children John M. and Diane M. Draganescu of Wayne, and Mark A. and Alice J. Draganescu of Chalfont, and dearest grandmother of Heather Alane, Mark Sebastian, Jacqueline Olivia, and Sara Marie.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her viewing on Tuesday evening, May 29, from 7-9pm at the Joseph A. Fluehr III Funeral Home, 241 East Butler Ave. (Route 202 & Sandy Ridge Rd.) New Britain, PA 18901 and on Wednesday, May 30, from 10:00 am until her Funeral Mass, 11:00 am, at St. Jude Church, 321 West Butler Ave. Chalfont, PA 18914. Her interment will be held privately by the family.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to St. Agnes– St. John Nepomucene Church, 319 Brown Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123.
St. Jude Church
321 West Butler Avenue, Chalfont, PA 18914