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Eleanor (Nawracay) Walko

October 22, 1931 ~ January 13, 2020 (age 88)

Obituary

Eleanor Walko, 88, of McAdoo, passed away suddenly Monday evening at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Hazleton.

            Born in West Hazleton, she was the daughter of the late John and Mary (Dudeck) Nawracay.

            She was a member of Church of All Saints, McAdoo.

            Prior to retiring, she was employed as a bookkeeper at the former Wrights Knitting Mill, Hazleton.

            Eleanor was a member of the McAdoo Prime Timers.  She was an avid bowler and enjoyed taking classes at the YWCA years ago. She also enjoyed traveling with her husband over the years.

            Eleanor was a devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother.

            Preceding her in death, were her husband Joseph S. Walko and brother John Nawracay. 

            Surviving, are her sons Joseph M. Walko and wife Julie, of McAdoo; and Thomas Walko and wife Beth Anne, of Bath; grandchildren Christina and Joey Walko; and nieces and nephews also survive.

             Her funeral will be held Friday.  The Rev. Msgr. William Baker will celebrate the Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Church of All Saints, McAdoo. Interment will follow in St. Mary’s of the Assumption Cemetery, McAdoo.

            A calling hour will be held Friday from 9 to 10 a.m. in the church.

            Memorial Donations can be made to the Marian Catholic High School Band Boosters or the Marian Quarterback Club.

            The Damiano Funeral Home, Inc., is assisting the family with arrangements.

            Condolences may be entered, and information is available at www.damianofhinc.com.

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Services

Calling Hour(s)
Friday
January 17, 2020

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Church of All Saints
21 N. Cleveland St.
McAdoo, PA 18237

Mass of Christian Burial
Friday
January 17, 2020

10:00 AM
Church of All Saints
21 N. Cleveland St.
McAdoo, PA 18237

Interment following funeral service
Friday
January 17, 2020

St. Mary of the Assumption R.C. Cemetery
Washington St.
McAdoo, PA 18237

Donations

Marian Catholic High School
166 Marian Ave., Tamaqua PA 18252
Tel: 1-570-467-3335

Marian Quarterback Club
166 Marian Ave., Tamaqua PA 18252
Tel: 1-570-467-3335

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