Elizabeth T. Oravec, 94, of Peckville, died Friday at Geisinger Community Medical Center. She was the widow of Frank Oravec, who died Nov. 19, 2007. The couple was married for 58 years.
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A lifelong Peckville resident, daughter of the late Michael and Bella Nogick Wall, she attended Blakely schools and was employed by Standard Oil, now known as Exxon-Mobil during World War II and also the Peckville Silk Mill. She was a lifelong member of Christ the King Parish, St. Mary of Czestochowa Church, Eynon, and its Altar and Rosary Society.
She was a wonderful, kind and loving wife, mother, aunt and friend with an infectious smile who enjoyed family more than life itself. Her life centered on her love of family and she was always there to help anyone in need. She will be dearly missed but never forgotten. She passed away peacefully with her daughter and best friend, Betty Ann, by her side.
She is survived by two daughters, Betty Ann Oravec, Peckville; and Janet Oravec, Berwick; and a brother-in-law and several sisters-in-law; nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was also preceded in death by four brothers, George, Joseph, Frank, "Nodge" and Albert Wall; and two sisters, Anna Fliss and Helen Wall. She was the last surviving member of her family.
The funeral will be Wednesday from the James M. Margotta Funeral Home, 1019 Main St., Peckville, with Mass at noon in St. Mary of Czestochowa Church, Eynon. Entombment, St. Mary's Assumption Mausoleum, Montdale.
Friends may call Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. For online condolences, go to www.mar
James M Margotta Funeral Home
1019 Main St
Peckville, PA 18452
Published in Scranton Times on May 26, 2014