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Patricia Anne Krokos

July 4, 2022


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Patricia Anne Krokos

July 4, 2022


Patricia Anne Krokos, 82, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away on Monday, July 4, 2022, at Allied Services Hospice Center, Wilkes-Barre.


She was born in Wilkes-Barre, a daughter of the late Helen Cunningham. She was a graduate of G.A.R. Memorial High School, Class of 1958. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from Wilkes College in 1964. Prior to her retirement, Patricia had been employed as a registered nurse at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Wyoming Valley Hospital, and NPW/Geisinger.


Patricia was a member of St. Andrew Parish, Wilkes-Barre, where she volunteered for church dinners and functions.


Patricia loved to read and she was an avid Penn State Football fan.



She was preceded in death by her husband of 40 years, John A. Krokos, Jr., in 2008.


Patricia is survived by her children, John Krokos III and his wife Debra, Dallas, Karen Legge, Wilkes-Barre, Christopher Krokos and his wife Kelly, York, TSGT James Kyle Krokos U.S. Air Force Retired and his wife Tina, Brunswick, GA; grandchildren; Sarah Krokos, Kyle Krokos, Natalie Legge, Ethan Krokos and Alli Krokos;  brother, James Sheehan, Wilkes-Barre; sister, Lorraine VanWhy and her husband James, Denham Springs, LA; sisters and brother in law, Mildred Krokos, Lillian McGrady, Maryann Krokos, Richard and Diane Krokos, Ann Marie Swetz and Jenny Krokos; numerous nieces and nephews.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday at 10 am in St. Andrew Parish, 316 Parrish Street, Wilkes-Barre.  Those attending the Mass are asked to go directly to the Church.  Interment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Hanover Township.


Family and friends may call from 5-8 pm on Friday at the Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Avenue, Wilkes-Barre.


In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.


Condolences may be sent by visiting Patricia’s obituary at www.natandgawlas.com.