In Memory

Josephine Rybka (Marron)


Mrs. Josephine L. (Rybka) Marron, age 69, of Utica, passed away on Thursday, October 26, 2010 at St. Luke’s Hospital. She was born in Utica on March 19, 1941, a daughter of the late Stanley and Helen Chojnacka Rybka. Educated in local schools, she was a Utica Catholic Academy graduate. On July 2, 1977 she was joined in marriage to Louis Marron in St. Louis Gonzaga Church, a blessed union of 33 years. Josephine also graduated from the Wilton School of Cake Decorating in Chicago, IL and won numerous contests for her exceptional cake decorating abilities. She was a cake decorator locally for over 50 years, and was once employed by Star Bakery, Holland Farms, and Chanatry’s Market. Surviving are her beloved husband Louis; her sister and brother-in-law, Dolores and Jim Callahan of Utica; two brothers, Richard Rybka of Ogdensburg, and Edwin Rybka of AZ; in-laws, Sharon Marron, Charise and Kenneth Allen Jr., and Edward and Mary Marron; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her dear friends, Leo and Ethel Schega. Visiting hours will be held on Friday evening from 5 to 7 p.m. at The Scala & Roefaro Funeral Home, Inc. 1122 Culver Ave. Her funeral service will be immediately following at the conclusion of visiting hours at 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Private interment will be in Calvary Cemetery