John Elko Jr.

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John Elko Jr. of East Church Street, Nanticoke, passed away Thursday in the Hospice Community Care unit of Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre.

He was born in Larksville, the son of the late John Sr. and Leona Deogosky Elko.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Tom Elko.

Surviving is his wife of 26 years, the former Carole Shumway; daughters, Terry Vietz, Leona and Angela Elko; five grandchildren; stepdaughter, Joanna Waligun; stepsons, Charles and Joseph Waligun; eight stepgrandchildren; brother, David Elko and wife, Marlene; several nieces and nephews; mother-in-law, Agnes Shumway; and pet dog, Nikki.

Private funeral services were held from George A. Strish Inc. Funeral Home, 105 N. Main St., Ashley. There were no calling hours.
Published in Citizens' Voice from Dec. 31, 2010 to Jan. 4, 2011