Olga M. Croce

Born: Wed., Nov. 10, 1943
Died: Wed., Apr. 29, 2015


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Olga M. Croce, age 71, of Hazleton, PA , passed away surrounded by her loving daughters and grandchildren on Wednesday, April 29th, 2015 at her home.

Born in Fern Glen, PA on November 10, 1943,  she was the daughter of the late Eugene and Mary (Winchock) Croce.

Olga was a graduate of Rockglen High School.  She was a hard worker and raised hell at Truth Hardware in Valmont, PA for over 20 years.

Olga is survived by 2 daughters: Maria (Lee) Zullo, Hazleton and Nadine (Lee) Rubright, Port Carbon; a son Paul Lee, Trevorton; a granddaughter Alexis Marie Zullo, Hazleton; and a grandson Stephen A. Lescowitch, Port Carbon. 

Services and interment will be held privately at the convenience of family.

Olga's family request donations be made in her memory to either the American Cancer Society, 101 Frack Street,  Frackville, PA 17931 or to the Hillside SPCA, Hillside Road, Pottsville, PA 17901.

The Robert A Evans Jr Funeral Home, 208 Pike St., Port Carbon is in charge of arrangements.

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Theresa Robinson
   Posted Fri May 01, 2015
I had the privilege of working with Olga for ten years at what was then named Allen and Stevens She Took me under her wing and always took such good care of me. That's what she did she would defend and protect the people that she cared for. She was always so strong. No matter what she was faced with she did it with her head held high. Over the years I have never stopped thinking about her and wishing I could be half as strong as she was every day. I will miss her very much. She was my best friend. For her children she loved you all with every bit of herself. I am very sorry for your loss.

Gerry And Mariann Senape
   Posted Sat May 02, 2015
Our deepest sympathy for the loss of your mother and grandmother. Our prayers of comfort and sympathy our with your family.

Mary brath
   Posted Sat May 02, 2015
I am so sorry for your loss. Your Mom was my beautiful grown up cousin who I admired and looked up to while we were growing up. In later years her strength and resolve through some very difficult challenges made me admire and look up to the woman she became. I can only imagine the empty space her passing has left in your lives. She will live on in the many memories I have of her.

John Phillips
   Posted Sun May 03, 2015
It was with great sorrow that I learned of Olga's passing. I had the great privilege of having her as my classmate all through school, graduating with her in the Black Creek Township Class of 1961. Olga was dynamic, lovable, and fun-loving. Her great personality and sense of humor would light up a room, and bring joy to any gathering. She will be greatly missed.
Most sincerely, John Phillips

Diane Bertoldi Ontko
   Posted Mon May 04, 2015
Farewell to my good and generous old friend. May you rest in the arms of the Lord or dance with the Angels.

My sympathy to her wonderful family who cared for her during her illness.