Georgia Mae Klesko, 90, former nurse’s aide, mother of five, East Cocalico COB member

By on September 11, 2019

Georgia Mae Klesko, 90, of Denver, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, at The Harrison House in Christiana.

She was born in Johnstown to the late Sherman and Pauline (Shanaberger) McLucas.

Georgia was a member of East Cocalico Church of the Brethren, Reamstown. She held various job positions over the years. Prior to her retirement she worked as a nurse’s aide.

Georgia is survived by three children: Janet Klesko, Fran Benfield, and John Zabrucki (Michelle Capuro); five grandchildren: Matthew and Nathan Benfield; Olivia, Greyson and Peyton Zabrucki; three great-grandchildren: Gabrielle, Nikolaus and Wyatt Benfield; a brother: Sherman McLucas; and sister: Patty Reyes.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband: Peter Klesko; son: Peter “Butch” Klesko; daughter: Cindy Klesko; and six siblings: Alma Mishler, Dorothy Maslanka, Betty Lou Swain, William McLucas, Jerry McLucas, and Florence Tepper.

Services were held Sept. 7 at East Cocalico Church of the Brethren, Reamstown, with Pastor Steve Hess officiating. Interment was in the Maple Springs Church of the Brethren Cemetery in Holsopple.

Memorial contributions in Georgia’s memory may be made to Asera Care Hospice, 411 Eagleview Blvd. #114, Exton, PA 19341.

Arrangements by Roseboro Stradling Funeral & Cremation Services, Denver. Online condolences can be given at

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