Eva Chropcho

Eva Chropcho, 90,  of Jenkins Township, passed peacefully on Sunday, September 17, 2017,  while in the care of the Highland  Manor Nursing Center, Exeter.

Born in the Shantytown section of Jenkins Township, she was a daughter of the late Alex and Anna Timcheck Chropcho She attended a local school and joined the workforce at an early age. Eva worked for General Consolidated  Cigar and  Pittston Cigar factories for the majority of her life. Eva was an avid Penn State  Football fan and a Philadelphia Phillies fan.

Eva was a member of St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church, Wilkes-Barre.

Eva was preceded in death by her brothers John, Michael, and Stephen; and  sisters Mary Puk, Anna Kopec, Julia Bienasz, Dolores Kundla and Helen Belardi

Surviving Eva is her sister Margaret Chropcho, Shantytown, brother Nick Chropcho, Shantytown and several nieces and nephews.

Friends and family are invited to attend a Requiem Liturgy at 11:00 am in St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church, Wilkes-Barre on  Wednesday, September 20, 2017.  Liturgy will be officiated by Rev. Michael Kerestes, Pastor of St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery, Dallas.

Arrangements are in the care of the Yanaitis Funeral Home, 55 Stark Street, Plains Twp.

For online condolences and directions to services, please visit www.yanaitisfuneralhome.com