She was born July 10, 1921 in Cestohowa to Pete Jaskinia and Julia Pruski Jaskinia. Mary was a member of the Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Falls City. She and Ben A. Lyssy were married on Feb. 4, 1941 in Cestohowa.
Survivors include her children Rosalie (Ernest) Moczygemba, Albert J. (Veronica) Lyssy, Benedict J. (Susie) Lyssy, and Alice (Billy) King; brother Louis (Mary) Jaskinia; sisters Theresa (Edwin) Dziuk, and Agnes Wiatrek; sixteen grandchildren; twenty seven great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and daughter-in-law Barbara Lyssy.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband; son Raymond Lyssy; sisters Margaret Gorzell and Sister Gerard Jaskinia; and granddaughter Carol J. Moczygemba.
Visitation began at 5 p.m., Sunday, May 12, with a rosary recited at 7 p.m., at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Falls City.
A funeral Mass was celebrated at 10:30 AM, on Monday, May 13 at the church.
Interment followed in the Falls City Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers were Kelly Lyssy, Michael Lyssy, Scott Lyssy, Anthony Moczygemba, Edwin James Moczygemba, John R. Lyssy, Justin King, Joe King, Ricky King, and Cody King.
Funeral services were entrusted to Rhodes Funeral Home, Inc. where the on-line guestbook may be signed at rhodesfuneralhomeinc.com.