Obituary: Leona E. Wilk, 92

Mrs. Wilk, an Avenel resident, passed away Sunday in Westfield.


Leona E. Wilk of the Avenel section of passed away on Sunday, April 29, at Westfield Center in Westfield. She was 92 years old. 

Born in Nanticoke, PA, she resided in Avenel since 1952. 

Mrs. Wilk was employed at Conrad-Hanovia in Newark for many years before retiring in 1979. 

She was a communicant of in Avenel, where she sang in the choir, and was a member of the Altar-Rosary Society. She was a member of The Avenel Golden Circle Senior Citizens Club. 

Mrs. Wilk was predeceased by her husband Walter S. Wilk, Sr., who died in 1979, and a son, Walter S. Wilk, Jr., who died in 1971. 

She is survived by a daughter, Marilyn Wilk of Avenel. 

Visitation will be on Tuesday, May 1, from 6 pm to 8 pm at the on 399 Avenel Street in Avenel.

The funeral will take place on Wednesday, May 2, at 9 am from Costello-Koyen Funeral Home at 399 Avenel Street in Avenel, followed by a 9:30 am funeral liturgy at St. Andrew’s R.C. Church in Avenel.

Interment will be at in Colonia. 


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