Zatko , Grace M.
Grace Marie Maritto Zatko, 65, of Leechburg died at 7:25 a.m. Wednesday (Jan. 16, 2002) at her home.
Born Feb. 28, 1936, in Leechburg, she lived at her present address for 40 years.
She was a 1954 graduate of Leechburg High School.
She was a caregiver for various families in Leechburg since 1991.
Mrs. Zatko was a member of Christ the King Roman Catholic Parish, and was the third woman to be initiated into the Elks Lodge, both in Leechburg. She also was a Red Cross Bloodmobile volunteer.
Survivors include a son, Steven P. Zatko, at home; two daughters, Margie E. Zatko of Erie and Mrs. Tim (Paula A.) Fisher of Ocean City, Md.; a granddaughter; two brothers, Richard C. Maritto of Leechburg and Dennis E. Maritto of Allegheny Township; and three sisters, Mrs. Emanuel (Constance) Matarrese and Patricia A. Thomas, both of Leechburg, and Mrs. Ronald (Gloria) Hone of Vandergrift.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Steve C. Zatko in 1994, and her parents, Benny and Marie Aileen Rotto Maritto.
Friends will be welcomed by her family from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at CLAWSON'S, Second at Main, Leechburg, where prayers of transfer will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Christian Funeral Mass will follow at 10 a.m. at Christ the King Parish, Leechburg, with the Revs. Joseph E. Bonafed, Donald Mondello and Larry Kulick as con-celebrants. Burial will follow in St. Catherine Cemetery, Gilpin. An Elks service will be held at 7 tonight in the funeral home. Visit CLAWSON'S at www.clawsonfuneralhome.com.