HAPPY 104th BIRTHDAY | Mary M. Dancu



Residence: Greenville, Pa.

Date of birth: Feb. 24, 1910

City/State: Wheatland, Pa.


Parents: Sam and Mary Lapadat Pacora, deceased

Siblings: Sylvia Mondoc, Sam Pacora, Elizabeth Dudash, Margaret Madasz and John Pacora are all deceased.

Spouse: John Dancu, deceased

When and where married: Sept. 24, 1927, at the Romanian Church in Farrell, Pa.

Children: Rosella Stright of Pompano Beach, Fla; John Dancu of Hermitage, Pa.; Ted Dancu of Flossmoor, Ill.; George Dancu of Savannah, Ga.; and Dr. Dan Dancu of Pawley’s Island, S.C. Violet Baker is deceased.

Grandchildren: 22, two of whom are deceased

Great-grandchildren: 60

Great-great grandchildren: 29


Education: Quit in eighth grade to help on the farm.

Employment: Worked as a waitress at the Shenango Inn

Church membership: Holy Cross Romanian Church

Club memberships: Ladies aide at church


Lifestyle/interesting facts: She has been in every state but four and has traveled to Romania. She had lived in Sharon, Pa., most of her life and now lives at St. Paul’s Continuing Care in Greenville, Pa.


Date and location: Family and friends will celebrate with cake and ice cream at St. Paul’s on her birthday. Her children will visit from Georgia, South Carolina, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

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