Veronica Balashak

Veronica Balashak, 90, of the Hanover section of Nanticoke, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at Guardian Eldercare, Sheatown.

Born May 30, 1922, in Czechoslovakia, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Veronica Zelenak.

She was employed for many years in the local garment industry.

Veronica was a member of St. John the Baptist Byzantine Catholic Church, Wilkes-Barre Township.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John, on Jan. 23, 2003; sister, Anna Dobranski; brother, John Zelenak.

Surviving are her son, George Zelenak; grandson, George C. Zelenak; nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday from Stanley S. Stegura Funeral Home Inc., 614 S. Hanover St., Nanticoke. The Rev. Mykhaylo Prodanets will conduct the liturgy at 11 a.m. in St. John the Baptist Church, Wilkes-Barre Township. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Township. Friends may call 9 to 10 a.m. Friday.

Published in Citizens' Voice on Jan. 10, 2013