Esther M. Klacik
Esther M. Klacik, a former resident of Trevorton Road, Shamokin, entered eternal peace on Feb. 7, 2019.

She was born in Danville RD5 to the late Arthur and Anna (Valorz) Flessatti.

She was a graduate of Danville High School and a 1956 graduate from the school of nursing as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Her professional career spanned decades of outstanding, dedicated, compassionate nursing care to all the patients she served. Her employment included the Danville State Hospital as a psychiatric nurse for nine years, Mansion Nursing Home as a nursing supervisor for 19 years and Private Duty Geriatric Nursing Services.

She was a member of Transfiguration Ukrainian Catholic Church in Shamokin as well as a former member of the Pennsylvania Nurses Association, the Practical Nurses Club of Northumberland County, Sunbury Hospital Auxiliary and Northumberland County Sheriff's Association.

Esther is survived by Thomas Klacik, husband of 60 years; sister, Jean Koty, of Trevorton Road; daughter and son-in-law, Denise (Klacik) and Dennis Klinger, of Dornsife; son and daughter-in-law, Jeff and Kimberly Klacik, of Maryland; daughter-in-law, Carol James, of Danville; grandchildren, Merissa (Klinger) and Patrick Rosenella, Jessica (Klacik) and Dwayne Jones, Tommy Klacik, Jackie (James) and Rob Pasqua, Justin James, John, Joseph, Ava and Olivia Klacik; great-grandchildren, Alexander and Brianna Rosenella, Maria and Vincent Pasqua, Dylan and Dwayne Jones Jr.

Esther was preceded in death by one son, Edward James; two sisters, Hilda Flessatti and Anne Gamble; and two brothers, Paul and Louise Flessatti.

A private service will be held at Transfiguration Catholic Church, Shamokin at the convenience of the family with a private burial in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Coal Township.

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The family would welcome and appreciate memorial contributions in Esther's name be made to Manna for the Many Food Bank, 117 N. Eighth St., Shamokin, PA 17872. Esther had a giving and generous heart for those faced with hunger. Additionally her very dear friends, the Carmelite Nuns, 190 Maria Hall Drive, Danville, PA 17821. The sisters prayed endlessly for Esther and her family, helping them all to endure the many heart wrenching end of life years she so greatly suffered.

This Valentine's Day we entrust her dear heart to God's loving care where it will finally rest in heavenly peace.

Arrangements are by the C.J. Lucas Funeral Home, Inc., 27 N. Vine St., Mount Carmel.
Published on February 8, 2019


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