Helen Zoltewicz

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Helen M. Zoltewicz, 87, of Park Towers, Nanticoke, passed away peacefully to meet her maker on Sept. 11, 2013, after a courageous battle with leukemia.

She was born in Nanticoke on March 15, 1926, to the late Joseph and Anna Sadowski Boberick. She was a very active member of the former St. Mary's Church, now a part of St. Faustina Parish, participated in making pasties and pierogies, and was an avid member of the church's Catholic Council of Women, serving as treasurer, the West Side Auxiliary and the B Fit Club.

Helen also enjoyed the casino, playing bingo, cards, reading, word finds and scratch-off instant lottery tickets.

After graduation from Nanticoke High School, she worked for the Justice Department in Washington, D.C., and later for Acme Markets in the Nanticoke area for 37 years.

She and her husband were owners and operators of Montgomery Ward Catalog Store in Nanticoke.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Henry C. Zoltewicz, who passed away Dec. 11, 2004; and by brothers, Leonard and Joseph Boberick.

Surviving are sons, Henry J. and his wife, Mary Kay, Hanover Township; Paul and his wife, Regina, Nanticoke; Thomas and his wife, Kathy, Nanticoke; grandaughters, Lisa; Tara; Tiffany; Sarah and her husband, Dominic Tafani; brother, Clem and his wife, Dolores Boberick, Sweet Valley; numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday from the Grontkowski Funeral Home P.C., 51-53 W. Green St., Nanticoke, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30 a.m. in St. Mary's Church, the alternate site of St. Faustina Parish, with the Rev. James Nash officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Nanticoke, at a later date. Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. today.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of the donor's choosing.
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Grontkowski Funeral Home Pc
51-53 W Green St
Nanticoke, PA 18634
(570) 735-3340
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Published in Times Leader from Sept. 12 to Sept. 13, 2013
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