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Mary Babinetz Meeko

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Holy Trinity Orthodox Church member

Mary Babinetz Meeko, 79, of North Catasauqua, died Oct. 23, 2018. She was the wife of the late Joseph Meeko.

Born in Nesquehoning, he was a daughter of the late John and Mary Babinetz.

She was a 1957 graduate of Nesquehoning High School.

She was a switchboard operator for Bell Telephone, Allentown. She retired in 1994 from Western Electric/Bell Labs/AT&T, Allentown.

She was a member of St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church, Nesquehoning, and then of Holy Trinity Orthodox Church, North Catasauqua.

She is survived by a daughter, Diane; a grandson, Zak and his wife Morgan Leddy of Charlotte, N.C.; a granddaughter, Nichole Haines; two great-granddaughters, Zoe and Alexis of Walnutport; a brother-in-law, Tom Merman of Nesquehoning; nieces; nephews; great-nieces; and great-nephews.

She was predeceased by a son, Joe Meeko; a brother, Wasil “Wash” Babinetz; and two sisters, Helen Merman and Anna Babinetz.

Contributions may be made to the Meeko Family Awards, six different awards recognizing outstanding senior student athletes at Catasauqua High School at their senior awards assembly. Checks may be made payable to either Zachary Leddy or Diane Meeko, P.O. Box 1, Catasauqua, 18032.

Arrangements were made by O’Donnell Funeral Home Inc., Catasauqua.