Elizabeth M. Zabkar

Elizabeth M. Zabkar, 92, of Latrobe (Unity Township), passed away Monday, March 11, 2019 in St. Anne Home, Greensburg. She was born September 26, 1926 in Greensburg, a daughter of the late John and Elizabeth (Harvan) Storkel.

Elizabeth was formerly employed by the Garment Factory in Norvelt and was a waitress at Hillview Manor Restaurant in Greensburg. She was a member of Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Youngstown and the Sacred Heart Rosary Altar Society. She loved to play Bingo and spend time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William W. Zabkar in 1998, two sisters, Agnes Alexander and Josephine Kelley, a son-in-law Dennis W. Costello, and a granddaughter-in-law Jenniffer Costello.

She is survived by three children: William J. Zabkar (Janet), Linda M. Costello, and Rebecca Chilton (Thomas); her brother, John Storkel, two sisters, Mary Louise Vallano and Frances Panetti, grandchildren: Adam Zabkar (Merritt), Damon Costello (Kirsten), Erin Reese (Adam), Amanda Kuczma (Matthew), Travis Chilton (Heather), Tawnya Gorse (Terry), and Tiffany Chilton (Richard), great grandchildren: Vivienne Rose Costello, John Dennis Costello, Nathaniel Graham Costello, Christopher Warren Reese, Maverick Jameson Kuczma, Olive Marie Kuczma, Torey Calio, Orie Gorse, and Thomas Gorse, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received Friday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM in the Hartman-Graziano Funeral Home, Inc., 1500 Ligonier St., Latrobe. Members of the Sacred Heart Rosary Altar Society will recite the rosary at 1:45 PM Friday in the funeral home. A funeral mass will be celebrated Saturday at 10 AM in Sacred Heart Church in Youngstown. Interment will follow in St. Vincent Cemetery.