Hamilton-Breiner Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.
116 South Liberty Street
Orwigsburg, PA 17961
(570) 366-0521
More Obituaries for Jean Zalonka
Looking for an obituary for a different person with this name?

Jean L. Zalonka

1946 - 2019
Jean L. Zalonka Obituary
Jean L. Zalonka, 73, of Orwigsburg, passed away at home Sunday, Sept. 15, while in the company of her family.

Jean was born in Pottsville, Aug. 7, 1946, a daughter of the late Mildred (Brown) and Lamar Fisher.

She was the wife of Vincent A. Zalonka. They were married Oct. 24, 1964.

She was a member of St. Ambrose Roman Catholic Church, Schuylkill Haven. She was employed as a clerk at Thomas Pharmacy, Orwigsburg, and also worked at JDM Mail in Hamburg and was a hotel clerk at the River Inn.

She was predeceased by her son, Vincent Zalonka; grandson, Neiko Zalonka; sister, Diane Fisher.

In addition to Vincent, her husband of 54 years, Jean is survived by her son, David Zalonka, companion of Melissa; her sister, Donna, widow of Gary Correll; her brother, Lamar (Bud) Fisher, husband of Ellen. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Tiffany Dreher, wife of Jordan, and Megan, Jade and Jarrett Zalonka; her great-grandson, Gavin Dreher.

Public visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, at Hamilton-Breiner Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., Orwigsburg. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 23, at St. Ambrose Roman Catholic Church, Schuylkill Haven, with Monsignor Edward S. Zemanik officiating. Interment will be held in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Pottsville.

Sign the guest book at

Published in Republican & Herald from Sept. 16 to Sept. 17, 2019
Read More
Give others a chance to express condolences. Not right now.
Inform family & friends of Jean's passing.
Planning Guide
Planning ahead makes a big difference. Get Legacy's free funeral guide and know your advance options.