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Loretta Irene Salokas


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Loretta Irene Salokas Obituary
FRANKLIN - Loretta Irene Salokas, 77, of Franklin, passed away June 25, at her residence. Daughter of the late Joseph and Loretta Kaplafka, she was born July 16, 1940, in William Penn, Pa.
Loretta worked as a bus driver before retiring in 2006. She was a Master Gardener, having received certification from Rutgers Cooperative Extension and was a recipient of the Golden Trowel Volunteer Award. Loretta loved spending time with her grandchildren, doing word puzzles, fishing and watching the Mets. She was a 1957 graduate of West Mahanoy Township High School.
In addition to her parents, Loretta was predeceased by her brother, Joseph Kaplafka. She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Joseph Salokas; two daughters, Debbie (James) Aumick, and Michelle Salokas; two sons, Tony (Wendy) Salokas, and Joseph (Vickie) Salokas; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and her sister-in-law, Virginia.
The family will receive relatives and friends from 8 to 10:15 a.m., Friday, June 29, at the Oravitz Home for Funerals Inc., 40 N. Jardin St., Shenandoah, Pa. Scripture services will follow at 10:15 a.m., at the funeral home, with Msgr. Ronald Bocian officiating. Interment will follow in Our Lady of Dawn Cemetery, Shenandoah, Pa.
Published in The New Jersey Herald on June 28, 2018
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