The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

October 12, 2013

Denise M. Bachorski, 46, Mifflinburg


The Daily Item

— MIFFLINBURG — Denise Marie Bachorski, 46, of 682 Wildwood Road for the past 14 years, entered into rest at 4:35 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, at her home.

She was born Sept. 29, 1967, in Lewisburg, a daughter of Gladys L. (Herman) Jamison, of Mifflinburg, and the late William Thomas “Tom” Jamison. On May 2, 1987, in New Berlin, she married John M. Bachorski who survives.

Denise was a 1985 graduate of Mifflinburg Area High School and SUN Area Technical Institute, New Berlin, where she studied in the health assistant program. She then graduated from Danville Area School District Practical Nursing Program, Washingtonville as a licensed practical nurse.

Denise was employed as a nurse at the Buffalo Crossroads Elementary School and Mifflinburg Elementary School, where she was known by the students as “Momma Chorski” and “Mrs. B.”

She was a member of the First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Mifflinburg.

She was the #1 fan at her son, Nick’s, sporting events. Denise enjoyed scrapbooking, photography, shopping, baking cake pops, campfires, relaxing on her deck at night with the tiki torches lit, and watching animals.

Denise was known for her outstanding sense of humor, was the life of the party, and was loved by all who knew her. Her common sayings were “It is what it is” and “Too bad, so sad.”

In addition to her husband of 26 years and her mother, she is survived by two sons, Daniel A. Bachorski, of Mifflinburg, and Nicholas R. Bachorski and his fiance, Miriana Mangiapane, of Mifflinburg; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Linda L. and Keith Kerstetter, of Port Trevorton, and Hattie A. and Dwayne Page, of Mifflinburg; and nieces and nephews, Derrick M. and Christa Keister, of Philadelphia, Elizabeth A. Kerstetter and her fiance, Dustin Carstetter, of Port Trevorton, Colby A. Kerstetter, of Georgia, Kaleisha M. Page and her fiance, Dakota Wright, of Mifflinburg, Colten B. Page, of Mifflinburg, Josh Bachorski, of New Berlin, Shelby Bachorski, of New Berlin, and Megan Bachorski, of New Berlin.

There will be no public viewing prior to the service. The funeral service will be conducted at 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Roupp Funeral Home, Inc., 8594 Old Turnpike Road, Mifflinburg, with the Rev. Alice Rauch officiating.

Burial will be in the New Berlin Cemetery.

Friends are will be received at the Bachorski family home, 682 Wildwood Rd., following the committal service.

Memorial gifts in Denise’s memory may be made to the Mifflinburg Elementary Home and School Association, 115 Shipton St., Mifflinburg, PA 17844.