Erma Yaletsko

Erma Yaletsko, 93, formerly of West Pittston, died Saturday at the Masonic Village of Elizabethtown.

Born in Noxen, daughter of the late Harry and Edith Derby Sickler, she was educated in Beaumont schools. Before retirement, she was employed at Owens-Illinois for 21 years. She was a member of Eastern Star Martha Washington Chapter 3, 

Surviving are daughters, Mary Lou Burns and companion, Robert Pagoda, Elmhurst; and Katherine Morrell and husband, John, Scranton; sons, Andrew Yaletsko and wife, Nancy, Philadelphia; and Harry Yaletsko, Exeter Twp.; 14 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death were her husband, Andrew Yaletsko Sr.; grandson, Harry Yaletsko; brothers, Claude and Harry Sickler; and sister, Cleora Givens.

Funeral services will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Metcalfe-Shaver-Kopcza Funeral Home Inc., 504 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming, with the Rev. Frank Andrews Shimkus officiating. Eastern Star services will be Wednesday at 9:45. Interment will be at Memorial Shrine Park, Carverton.

Friends may call Wednesday from 9 until time of 

Funeral Home

Metcalfe-Shaver-Kopcza Funeral Home
504 Wyoming Avenue Wyoming, PA 18644
(570) 693-1130

Published in Scranton Times on June 30, 2014