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Eleanor Marie Nalevanko
May 28, 1926 - August 31, 2017
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Eleanor Nalevanko, age 91, a lifelong resident of Old Forge, passed away Thursday morning, after an illness. She is survived by her beloved husband and best friend of 62 years, Michael Nalevanko, Sr.
Born on May 28, 1926, daughter of the late Anthony and Anna DelVecchio, Eleanor was a graduate of Old Forge High School, Class of 1945. A talented and well-known seamstress, she had a lifelong career in the garment industry, prior to her retirement. An amazing baker and cook, she was also a longtime member of Prince of Peace Parish in Old Forge.
Eleanor was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and aunt whose life was devoted to her family. Loved by all who knew her, she will be forever missed.
She is survived by her children, Michael Nalevanko, Jr., and wife Kathy of Lake Ariel, and Karen Piekarski and husband Robert of Old Forge; three grandchildren, Michael Nalevanko, III, of Lake Ariel, Megan Beny and husband Alex of Moosic and Matthew Piekarski of Old Forge; a brother, Anthony DelVecchio of Old Forge; and nieces and nephews.
A brother, Eugene DelVecchio, and sisters, Genevieve Lloyd, Elaine Grady and Anna Rose DelVecchio, preceded their sister in death.
Her family would like to express their gratitude to Dr. Armando Sallavanti for his years of amazing care and compassion given to both Eleanor and her family.
A Mass of Christian Burial is scheduled for Saturday at 10:00AM at St. Lawrence O’Toole Church, 620 South Main Street in Old Forge, to be celebrated by Rev. August A. Ricciardi, Pastor. Burial will follow at Old Forge Cemetery.
Those attending the funeral are asked to proceed directly to church.
Relatives and friends may pay their respects at the church from 9:00AM until Mass. Arrangements are under the care of the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 517 North Main Street, Old Forge.