Wanda Polly Martinsky age 96 of Houston passed away peacefully Monday December 9, 2019 in Washington Hospital. She was born February 28, 1923 in Meadowlands, a daughter of the late Paul and Mary Siftek Rasefske. Wanda was fondly known to her family and friends as “Bear” and lived most of her life in Houston. Prior to her retirement, she had been a packer at the former RCA plant in Meadowlands. Wanda also enjoyed traveling and lunching with the “Jolly Girls” of RCA. She was also employed with the First Christian Church in Washington for several years. Wanda was preceded in death by her first husband, Michael John Polly who passed away in 1948 and her second husband Andrew J. Martinsky who passed away in 1983. Left behind to cherish her memory are her sons James A. (Patricia) Polly of Houston and Michael James (Laura) Polly of South Carolina. Also, her stepson David A. Martinsky of Houston. She will be deeply missed by her 9 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, 5 great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends and family are welcome from 10am to 12pm Thursday December 12, 2019 in Salandra Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. Joseph P. Salandra owner/supervisor 304 West Pike Street Canonsburg 724-745-8120, where a Blessing Service will be held at 12pm. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, Wanda’s family kindly suggests donations to the ASPCA or DEBRA, 75 Broad St., Suite 300, New York, NY 10004. To view or extend condolences please visit www.salandrafunerals.com.
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