May 6, 2012
Nellie S. Golden, 95, of Plains Township, passed away on Sunday, May 6, 2012, in the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. She was the widow of Thomas F. Golden. Nellie was born May 29, 1916, in Wilkes-Barre. She was the daughter of the late Philip and Anastasia Howreliew Sluzar. Prior to retirement, she was employed as a housekeeper for businesses and private homes. She retired from the Key Motel, Plains, in 1977. She also was a defense plant worker for General Electric, Bridgeport, Conn., during World War II. She was a faithful member of SS. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church, Wilkes-Barre. In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by her sisters Mary Wowk Bednarczyk and Anna Wowk, and her brothers, Phillip, Michael and Joseph Sluzar. Surviving are her son, Francis J. Sluzar, Plains; sisters Margaret Dobransky, Plains, and Helen Riccio, Stratford, Conn., and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 9:30 a.m. from the Simon S. Russin Funeral Home, 136 Maffett St., Plains, with Requiem Services and Divine Liturgy at 10 a.m. in SS. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church, North River St., Wilkes-Barre, with Rev. Orest Kunderevych, Pastor, as Celebrant. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery, Plains. Family and friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. and from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. A Parastas Service will be held at 7:30 p.m.
Published in Times Leader on May 8, 2012