Viola E. Jeckavitch, 92, formerly of Ellwood City, passed away at the Communities at Indian Haven, Indiana, PA on Thursday, December 27, 2018.
Born in New Brighton, PA on June 16, 1926, Viola was the daughter of the late Adam and Julia Zombeck Grossman. She was preceded in death by her husband, Brownie S. Jeckavitch who passed away on November 22, 2000. They were married on November 24, 1945. Viola retired from the Ellwood City Hospital in January of 1990 where she worked as a nurse for 33 years. She was a graduate of the Rochester Hospital School of Nursing. Viola was a member of Holy Redeemer Parish in Ellwood City.
Viola is survived by her 2 sons and their wives, David and Mary Jeckavitch of Indiana, PA and Jeff and Carol Jeckavitch of Columbus, OH, a daughter-in-law, Joanne Jeckavitch of Gibsonia, PA, 7 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren and a sister, Jenny Jankowski of Baden, PA.
In addition to her parents and husband, Viola was preceded in death by a son, Robert Jeckavitch, 2 brothers, Adam and Edward Grossman and 5 sisters, Rose Feronti, Jessie Zombeck, Emma Casasanta, Sophia Zudnick and Julia Gemzala.
Friends may call on Tuesday, January 1, 2019 at the Joseph A. Tomon, Jr. Funeral Home and Crematory, 97 Grim Avenue, Ellport from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at Holy Redeemer Church on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at 10:00 am with Fr. Mark L. Thomas. Interment will follow at Holy Redeemer Cemetery.
Dave, So sorry for your loss. I have such fond memories of your Mom and Dad and the great times we had at your house when we were growing up. Madeleine and I are keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers and would love to reconnect with you. If you wish, my email address is email@example.com or you could call me at 937-763-3054
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