Genevieve Stanec age 86 of Star Junction formerly of Uniontown, Pa passed away on June 6, 2021 after a 6 ½ year long battle with Dementia. She was born on February 5, 1935 in North Versailles, Pa. She is the daughter of the late Joseph and Anna Bacon (Steich).
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband John Stanec Sr. and her son David Stanec.
Gammie (As she was affectionately called by her family and friends will be sadly missed by all who knew her. She insisted on playing polka music at all times and for everyone to enjoy the music and sing along, laugh and be happy and cheerful.
Back in the day she made the best ever homemade cottage cheese, butter, sauerkraut, beef stew, depression soup, applesauce, and pumpkin pie.
Left behind to cherish her memories and play the music for her are her children: Lisa Cunningham (husband Ron) of Star Junction with whom she lived, Teresa Smyth (husband Ralph) of McKees Rocks, Diana Paschke of Uniontown and John Stanec Jr. (Kimberly Raffle) of Uniontown and one sister Nancy Bacon of Dunbar.
Gammie had eight grandchildren: Kevin Pashke, George Pashke, Kevin Smyth, Jessica Smyth, Matthew Stanec, Zachary Miller, Benjamin Miller and Sage Cunningham. Also surviving are five great- grandchildren.
All funeral services will be private for the family and there will be no visitation. All arrangements are under the direction by the DONALD R. CRAWFORD FUNERAL HOME HOPWOOD, PA Pastor Lee Maley will be officiating. Interment will private for the family and held in Sylvan Heights Cemetery.
A very warm and loving thank you to the Amedysis Hospice team of Scottdale who took such amazing care of our Gammie over the past 2 ½ months.
In memory of Gammie, please play her favorite polka song that she would sing all day “In Heaven there is no beer”