Regina A. Petronko, 82, formerly of Frackville, passed away Wednesday afternoon at Seton Manor, Orwigsburg where she was a resident for the past 5 years.
Born in Shenandoah, she was the daughter of the late Stanley and Mary (Ciszek) Tuskusky.
She was a graduate of the former J.W. Cooper High School and Empire Beauty School. She owned and operated her own Beauty Shop in Frackville for many years.
She was a member of St. Ann’s Church, Frackville and belonged to St. Ann’s Ladies Guild. She was also a member and former Secretary of the Union of Polish Women of America, Group 34.
She was preceded in death by her husband Michael in 1994, and sister Lorraine McAndrew in 2005.
She is survived by a son, Gerard and his wife Yvonne, Hegins; a daughter, Maria, wife of John Huth, Hamilton, Virginia; two grandchildren, Angela, wife of Brian Ko, Blue Bell and Robert Petronko, Brookhaven; and a great granddaughter, Caroline Ko, Blue Bell.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 10 a.m. from Nice-Hart Funeral Home, 9 North Lehigh Ave., Frackville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday at 10:30 a.m. in St. Ann’s Church, Frackville with Rev. Robert Finlan, Pastor as the celebrant. Interment will follow in Holy Ascension Russian Orthodox Cemetery, Frackville.
Relatives and friends may call at Nice-Hart Funeral Home Sunday from 5 to 7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorial contributions to St. Ann’s Church, c/o 7 South Broad Mountain Ave., Frackville, PA 17931 or the Alzheimer’s Association, 3544 North Progress Avenue, Suite 205, Harrisburg, PA 17110.
Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, 132 S. Jardin St., Shenandoah is in charge of the arrangements.