Erika Ann Ales of Raleigh, N.C., passed away Saturday, April 5, 2014, at WakeMed Medical Center, Raleigh, N.C.
Born April 4, 1987, in Akron, Ohio, she was a daughter of Joseph and Anna Rutkowski Ales Jr. of Fayetteville, N.C.
Surviving, in addition to her parents, are her sister, Joanna Ales; brother-in-law, Richard Chadwell; and niece, Hannah.
Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Monday from Jendrzejewski Funeral Home, 21 N. Meade St., Wilkes-Barre, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Hope Parish, Park Avenue, Wilkes-Barre. Interment will follow in St. John's Cemetery, Dallas. Family and friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday.