Kathleen Ziomek

Kathleen Ziomek, 55, died in the presence of her family at her home in Drums on Oct. 20, 2015.

Born Sept. 7, 1960 in Wilkes-Barre, she was a daughter of the late Joseph J. and Julie Bly Malesky.

A graduate of Meyers High School, Kathy studied nursing at Wilkes-Barre Area Vocational Technical School.

She practiced as a licensed practical nurse for several years. An employee of the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center for the past 17 years, Kathy was a program analyst at the time of her recent retirement.

Kathy was a member of the Parish of St. Jude in Mountain Top and received her sacraments at the Church of St. Patrick in Wilkes-Barre.

Kathy enjoyed family vacations to beaches, scrapbooking and knitting.

Her husband, John J. Ziomek, died Aug. 2, 2012. A brother, William Malesky, also preceded her in death.

She will be greatly missed by her sons, John and his wife, Rachelle, Wyoming; and Nicholas, Swoyersville; granddaughter and apple of her eye, Kaitlyn; twin sister and best friend, Mary Mazonkey and her husband, Dennis, Mountain Top; brothers, Joseph Malesky, Wilkes-Barre; John Malesky and his wife, Rita, Olyphant; Robert Malesky, Mountain Top; James Malesky, Harrisburg; nieces and nephews, including her godsons, Douglas Mazonkey and Michael J. Malesky; other family and friends.

Memories and condolences may be shared with Kathy’s family at www.lifecelebrations.com.