Helen Zekas

Obituary of Helen V. Zekas

Helen V. Zekas, formerly of Luzerne passed away on Sunday, March 1, 2020 at the Allied Services Center City Nursing Center, Wilkes-Barre. She was born March 17, 1923 in Snowshoe, Pennsylvania one of ten children of the late Martin and Anna Kukaitis Austra. She was a graduate of Luzerne High School and was formerly employed in the local garment industry working primarily for Ann-Will Garment, Kingston. She was a member of Holy Family Parish, Luzerne and volunteered at many local nursing homes. In addition to her parents and eight of her siblings she was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Zekas in 1968. Surviving are her daughters, Dorothy Zekas, and Virginia Craig, son, Joseph P. Zekas; grandchildren, Joseph, Michael, and Erin Zekas, Christopher and Edward Allen; great grandchildren, Connor, Nora, Kaelen, Adele, Bennett Zekas; sister, Ketora Hann; nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank the second floor staff at Allied / St. Luke’s Villa for their care and patience with their mother for the past eight years. The funeral will be held Saturday at 9:30 a.m. from the Betz-Jastremski Funeral Home, Ltd., 568 Bennett Street, Luzerne, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 in Holy Family Parish. Interment will be in St. Ann’s Cemetery, Lehman. Friends may call Friday from 5-8 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to the Holy Family Food Pantry, 574 Bennett Street, Luzerne, PA 18709 or to the donor’s favorite charity. Condolences can be sent to the family at www.betzjastremski.com.
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Friday
6
March

Visitation

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, March 6, 2020
Betz-Jastremski Funeral Home, Ltd.
568 Bennett St.
Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States
Saturday
7
March

Funeral

10:00 am
Saturday, March 7, 2020
Holy Family Parish, Luzerne, PA
574 Bennett St.
Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States
Saturday
7
March

Interment

11:30 am
Saturday, March 7, 2020
St. Ann's Cemetery
Old Rt. 115
Lehman, Pennsylvania, United States
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