ELIZABETHTOWN — Erma Yaletsko, 93, formerly of West Pittston, passed away Saturday, June 28, 2014, in the Masonic Village of Elizabethtown.
Born in Noxen, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Edith Derby Sickler. She was educated in the Beaumont schools.
Prior to retirement, she was employed at Owen Illinois for 21 years. She was a member of Eastern Star Martha Washington Chapter No. 3, Taylor.
Preceding her in death were her husband, Andrew Yaletsko Sr.; grandson, Harry Yaletsko; brothers, Claude and Harry Sickler; and sister, Cleora Givens.
Surviving are daughters, Mary Lou Burns and her companion, Robert Pagoda, Elmhurst, Katherine Morrell and her husband, John, Scranton; sons, Andrew Yaletsko and his wife, Nancy, Philadelphia, Harry Yaletsko, Exeter Township; 14 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday from the Metcalfe-Shaver-Kopcza Funeral Home Inc., 504 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming, with the Rev. Frank Andrews Shimkus officiating. Eastern Star services will be conducted at 9:45 a.m. Interment will be in the Memorial Shrine Park, Carverton. Friends may call from 9 a.m. until the time of services at the funeral home.