Eva J. Zeleznik, 101 of Duquesne, wife of the late John Zeleznik, died Jan. 8, 2018. She is the daughter of the late Maximillion and Anna (Purgaric) Wandrey. She is survived by her daughters Roberta (Michael) Robbe of Export and Patricia (John) Hornyak of Wallingford, CT; grandchildren George (Kathy) and Mark (Nancy) Hornyak; great grandchildren Jack, Julia, Nathan, Bailey and Cole; brother-in-law G. Richard Misenhelter; also many nieces and nephews. Eva was preceded in death by her brother Robert (Mary) Wandrey; brother-in-laws Michael (Irene) Zeleznik, Myles (Elsie) Zeleznik and Albert "Timmy" Zeleznik; sister-in-laws Marie Janesko and Lydia Misenhelter. Eva was a very active member of St. John Mark Lutheran Church in Homestead; was a Girl Scout leader for over 20 years; was a member of both the Duquense and Allegheny County Women's Club, where she was an active volunteer for Operation Smile. In her youth, Eva was an avid tennis player, belonging to a church league, consisting of 5 teams, of which she was the only female. She had many hobbies, including hat making, sewing, knitting, crocheting and golf, but her passion was cards. She belonged to several card clubs and played every chance she got. A memorial service will be held Feb. 3, 2018 at St. John Mark Lutheran Church at 2:00 pm. Funeral arrangements by Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the church in Eva's memory.
Originally published January 12, 2018.