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Eleanor F. (Graczyk) Baroni

August 9, 1931 — November 14, 2017

Eleanor Graczyk Painter Baroni (86), Virginia Beach, Virginia formerly of Brackenridge Pennsylvania was called to heaven Tuesday, November 14, 2017, while in the presence of her loving family. She was born August 09, 1931, in Natrona Heights, the daughter of the late John B. and Sophia H. Glowacki Graczyk. She graduated from Har-Brack High School, class of 1949. She was a member of the Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxilary, a choir member of St. Andrew's, Cape Coral, Fla, Fellowship Circle and Ladies Aide Society of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. She was an avid Steelers fan, even though she lived in Florida for 23 years and Virgina Beach for 6 years. She loved Christmas, making porcelain dolls, and socializing with friends and family and attending Polka festivals. She retired from Sears Roebuck after more than 20 years of service.
Left to cherish her memory are her daughters Gloria (Rick) Wallace, of New Kensington, Yvonne Walker of Virginia Beach (with whom she lived), and Sandra (Jon) Johnston, of Lancaster, Ohio; step son, Mario Alan (Beverly) Baroni of Freeport; step daughter, Debi (Ron) Zampogna of Lower Burrell; brother, Ron (Joy) Graczyk of Canandaigua, New York; sister, Donna Nolan of Natrona Heights; five grandchildren Heather (Ryan) Painter, John Kee; Zachary (Ashley) Walker, Tyler (Cara) Tanner-Walker, and Keri (Hong) Seo; four step grandchildren, Jessica, Calli, Ryan and Ron; three great grandchildren Abigail, Elena and Odin; two step great grandchildren Vinnie and Emma; numerous nieces and nephews
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Mario E. Baroni on August 16, 2011.
Friends will be received on Tuesday from 9:30 am until the time of a blessing service at 11:30 am in the Cicholski-Zidek Funeral Home, Inc. 1522 Carlisle St. Natrona Heights. 724-224-8688. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 12 Noon in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. Officiating will be the Rev. Aaron Kriss. Entombment will be in Mt Airy cemetery, Natrona Heights. The rosary will be recited in the funeral home at 9:45 am. To send an online condolence visit
In lieu of flowers contributions in memory of Eleanor may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675. To send an online condolence, please visit

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