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Elsie Krasnahill

November 16, 2020


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Elsie Krasnahill

November 16, 2020


Elsie Krasnahill, 91, of Wapwallopen, passed away on Monday, November 16, 2020 at Smith Health Care Ltd. in Mountain Top.


She was born in Wilkes-Barre Township, a daughter of the late Joseph and Catherine Motovidlak Sigo.  Elsie attended Wilkes-Barre Township High School.  Prior to her retirement, she had been employed in the local silk mills, the local garment industry and at the Wise Potato Chip Company.


Elsie was a member of St. Mary’s of Our Lady Help of Christian Church in Dorrance Township.  She was also a member of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union and she was formerly active with the Cub Scouts as a den mother.


Elsie was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph M. Krasnahill in 2006 and by her daughter, Joanne Krasnahill in 2012.  She was also preceded in death by several sisters and a brother.


She is survived by her son, Joseph Krasnahill, Wapwallopen and by her sister, Rita Tarnalicki, Wilkes-Barre Township and by several nieces and nephews.


Private funeral services with a Mass of Christian Burial were held at the convenience of the family.  Interment was private.


Condolences may be sent by visiting Elsie’s obituary at


Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Avenue, Wilkes-Barre.