Medical 09

Eleanor E. (Krajcir) Stemetzki

October 21, 1933 ~ April 12, 2020 (age 86)




Eleanor E. Stemetzki, 86, formerly of Nesquehoning, entered into eternal rest Sunday, April 12, 2020 at Manor Care Old Orchard Health Care Center, Easton. She was the wife of the late Michael “Minners” Stemetzki who passed away in 1989.  Born in Coaldale, she was a daughter of the late Stephen and Anna (Oslak) Krajcir. She was first employed as an X-ray Tech for the former Gnaden Hutten Hospital, Lehighton and then worked for the former Kay Jay Pants Company, Nesquehoning until retiring. She was a graduate of Nesquehoning High School, Class of 1951 and then furthered her education and graduated from the Sacred Heart Hospital School of Radiologic Technology. She was a member of the former Immaculate Conception Church, Nesquehoning. Eleanor loved the time she spent for twelve years watching her grandchildren.


Surviving are daughters Karen, wife of Dr. Richard Fields of Severna Park, MD and Sandra, wife of Benjamin Williams of Bethlehem; a son Michael, husband of Erinn of Alburtis, PA; grandchildren Dr. Kimberly Fields-Shah and her husband Deep, Michael Fields and his wife Amanda, Matthew Williams and his wife Lucy, Benjamin Williams, Lauren Stemetzki, and Kayla Stemetzki; great grandchildren Bennett and Juliet Shah, and Penelope, Piper & Hunter Fields; brothers Francis and his wife Cecilia of Allentown, Michael and his wife Judith of Palmerton, and Vincent of Summit Hill; a sister Dolores Androshick of St. Clair; and many nieces and nephews.


She was also preceded in death by sisters Elizabeth Duffy, Margaret Marzen and brothers Bernard, Joseph, Paul, and Stephen.


Because of the current situation with Covid 19 virus, the family will hold a memorial service at a later date.  Interment will be held in St. John Russian Orthodox Cemetery, Nesquehoning. Donations may be made in her name to St. John Russian Orthodox Church, c/o Joseph S. Blazosky Funeral Home, 81 E. Catawissa St., Nesquehoning, PA 18240. Online condolences at    

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Private Services

Joseph S. Blazosky Funeral Home
81 E. Catawissa Street
Nesquehoning, PA 18240

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St. John Russian Orthodox Church
9 W. Railroad St., Nesquehoning PA 18240

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