Proxeda F. Zekus, 80, of Dallas, formerly of Edwardsville and Kingston, died Friday in Hospice Community Care Inpatient Unit, Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre.
She was born in Edwardsville, daughter of the late Edward and Frances Vonsavage Nelson. She was a graduate of Edwardsville High School, and had been employed by Johnson & Johnson for 20 years. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Church, Larksville.
Polka was her passion.
Proxie was a wonderful, caring wife, mother and grandmother. She will be sadly missed by all.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles J. Zekus, in 2009.
Proxie is survived by her daughters, Joyce Covert and her husband, Robert, Thornhurst, and Carole Zekus, Jacksonville Beach, Fla.; grandchildren, Sara and Robbie Covert ; sister, Nancy Janoski, and her husband, Thomas, Hanover; and her numerous loving nieces and nephews.
Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Kopicki Funeral Home, 263 Zerbey Ave., Kingston, with Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in St. John the Baptist Church. Interment will be in the parish cemetery, Dallas. Friends may call from 9:30 a.m. until time of service.
Published in Times Leader on Aug. 5, 2013
A J Kopicki Funeral Home
263 Zerbey Ave Kingston, PA 18704