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Nora J. (Matras) Stanko

Born: Tue., Dec. 6, 1927
Died: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018


10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Mon., Oct. 29, 2018
Location: St. Joseph Parish of the Panther Valley

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Mon., Oct. 29, 2018
Location: St. Joseph Parish of the Panther Valley

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Nora J. Stanko


 Nora J. Stanko, 90, of Lansford passed away Thursday evening at Mapleshade Meadows with her family by her side. 

Nora was born in Summit Hill on December 6, 1927.  

She was the daughter of the late Margaret (Bashaigo) and Peter Matras.     

She was the widow of John E. Stanko, Sr. who passed away in 2015.  

She was of the Catholic faith and was a member of St. Joseph Parish of the Panther Valley, Summit Hill. 

Nora was a graduate of Summit Hill High School, Class of 1945.

Nora worked most of her career as a seamstress in various local factories.

She was a member of Golden Agers, St. Ann Society, and former Lansford Little League Auxiliary. She also helped with various local fund drives throughout the years.  

In addition to her spouse, Nora was preceded in death by; son Richard and his wife Mary E. (Kershaw) Stanko; brothers Joseph, Stanley, Fred and Jack; sisters Mary, Helen, Frances, Adele and Florence.

Nora is survived by; son John Jr. husband of Louise Stanko, Lansford; son David husband of Theresa Stanko, Nesquehoning.   She is also survived by 10 Grand Children and 1 Great Grandson and 1 Great Granddaughter.

A viewing for family and friends will be held Monday, October 29th at the church from 10-11 AM.

Services will be held Monday, October 29, 2018 at 11:00AM from St. Joseph Parish of the Panther Valley, 462 W. Ludlow ST, Summit Hill PA 18250. 

Burial will take place Tuesday at Sky-View Memorial Park at 1:00 PM.

Contributions can be made in Nora’s memory to the St. Joseph Parish of the Panther Valley, 118 N. Market ST, Summit Hill PA 18250.


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