William Macenka

William Macenka, 86, formerly of Coaldale, entered into eternal rest on Monday, Oct. 10, in the Lehigh Center Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Macungie. He was the husband of the late Irene Macenka, who passed away March 22, 2011.

He was employed for many years by the former Quartite Lamp Factory, Nesquehoning, and retired from the former Gerard Mills, Tamaqua.

Born in Coaldale, he was a son of the late Nykyta and Anastasia (Zemlan) Macenka.

He was a member of St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church, Bethlehem.

Surviving are a son Mark, and his wife, Vicki, of Moseley, Va.; a daughter Olga of Brooklyn, N.Y.; three grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Walter, John and Alexander; and four sisters, Mary, Elizabeth, Anna and Helen.

Service: Funeral service was held privately at the convenience of the family. Interment took place in the Sky-View Memorial Park, Hometown. The Sverchek-Blazosky Funeral Home, Lansford, was in charge of the arrangements.

Published in Times News on October 19, 2011