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Maria Wasko

January 19, 1938 ~ June 30, 2021 (age 83)


Maria Wasko, 83, passed away peacefully at her residence in Matawan, New Jersey on Wednesday, June 30, 2021. Maria was born on January 19, 1938 in Budapest, Hungary. She migrated to Ellis Island and moved to Matawan, New Jersey in 1970 where she settled and remained. Maria worked for General Motors on the assembly line for many years before retirement. She was very proud of her Hungarian heritage. Maria loved flowers and gardening, and cooking. She especially loved spending time with her cherished grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Maria will be sadly missed and never forgotten.

She was predeceased by her parents, Iren Pete and Lajos Juranics, her beloved husband, Vincent M. Wasko, her brother, Alec Juranics, her daughter, Judith Szabo and her granddaughter, Jaclyn Szabo. Maria is survived by her dear and loving children Laszlo Szabo and his wife, Barbara of Ephrata, Pennsylvania, Gabriel Szabo and his wife, Kathy, of Winchester, Virginia, and Christopher Szabo of Highland Park, New Jersey, her cherished grandchildren, Lauren Lewis and her husband, Todd, Daniel Szabo and his wife, Hannah, Gabriel Szabo, Jr. and his fiancé, Veronica, and Alex Szabo, and her treasured great-grandchildren Hayden, Landon, Winston, Harvey and Gracelyn.

Arrangements were entrusted to Shore Point Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 3269 State Highway/Route 35 North, Hazlet, New Jersey 07730.  In respect of Maria's wishes, she will be privately cremated. For information, directions, or to send condolences to the family, please visit,


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Private Cremation

Liberty Grove Memorial Gardens Crematory
Morristown Road
Old Bridge, NJ 08857

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