Grace Patricia Polocko

Grace P. Polocko

January 5, 2018

Grace Patricia Polocko, 92, of Kingston, passed away on Friday at Riverview Ridge Senior Living, Wilkes-Barre, with her family by her side.

Born in Pittston, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Hildegarde Judge Parsons. She graduated from Jenkins Township High School, class of 1943. After many years she retired from First Eastern Bank, Wilkes Barre. From the mid 1960's through the 1970's, Grace also worked for Weight Watchers of Eastern Pennsylvania as the Area Coordinator for the Wilkes Barre/Scranton district. She was a member of St. Ignatius Church, Kingston.

She was preceded in death by her husband Matthew F. Polocko and son John Mark Polocko.

She is survived by children, Joyce Jacobson, Wilkes-Barre; Carol Ann Montgomery, Burlington, New Jersey; Christopher Polocko, Kingston; six grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Funeral will be on Wednesday at 10:00 am from the Betz-Jastremski Funeral Home, Inc. 568 Bennett St. Luzerne with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 am in St. Ignatius Church, Kingston. Interment will be in St. Mary Mausoleum, Hanover Twp. Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 5-8 pm. The family would like to thank the staff of Riverview Ridge Senior Living and Hospice of the Sacred Heart for the exceptional care they provided. And to Tom who always made her smile. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in Grace's name to the NEPA Animal Adoption Network. To leave a message of condolence for her family, please visit