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Schuylkill County Obituaries

🇺🇸 Theodore “Ted” Samelko , 90 – Served in The U.S. Air Force

Theodore “Ted” Samelko , 90, Frackville, died Thursday July 16, 2020 at Lehigh Valley Hospital Cedar Crest, Allentown PA.

Born in Shenandoah on January 1, 1930, He was a son of the late John and Helen (Obialska) Samelko.

He served in The United States Army Air Force and was a member of the NRA and the American Legion.

He worked Heavy Equipment for several Highway Construction Companies and retired from Lehigh Coal and Navigation Company of Tamaqua.

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Ted was an avid outdoorsman enjoying spending time with his family and friends by whom he will be sadly missed.

He was preceded in death by his wife Elizabeth (Verbash) Samelko,on June 18, 1995, 3 sisters Edna Keravage, Alice Mekailek; Jenny Licholat; 2 brothers Adam and Thaddeus Samelko.

Surviving are 2 daughters, Susan Koles and her husband Charles of Ashland; Kathleen Harter of White Haven; 3 grandchildren, Jennifer Koles, Anthony Palina and,Nicholas Palina, nieces and nephews.

Private Funeral Services and burial with military Honors will be at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Ruth Steinert SPCA PO Box 332 Schuylkill Haven, PA 17072

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Nice Hart Funeral Home Inc., Frackville, is in charge of arrangements.

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