Obituary for Ellen Donna Colleen Jankovic (Zerbe)
Ellen Donna Colleen Zerbe Jankovic, 83, of Hummelstown, passed away Thursday, February 5, 2015, at her home.
Born in Muir on December 2, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Naomi Hand Zerbe. Before her retirement Ellen worked as a custodian at St. Catherine Laboure Roman Catholic Church, Harrisburg. She loved spending time with her husband walking the mountain, and enjoyed planting flowers and crocheting afghans.
Ellen is survived by her husband of 64 years, Joseph A. Jankovic, whom he married on March 31, 1950; one daughter, Diane Sinkovitz of Steelton; two grandchildren, Talia Doll and Christopher Ladika; five great grandchildren, Asya Dubuisson, Natalie Griffin, Elliyah Griffin, Ashley Ladika, and Christopher Ladika, Jr.; one great great granddaughter, Mia Lingle; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Ellen was preceded in death by a sister, Leah Mars, and other siblings.
Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family.
Trefz & Bowser Funeral Home, Inc., 114 West Main Street, Hummelstown, is handling the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests to have memorial contributions made to Hospice of Central PA, 1320 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg, PA 17110.