Nancy E. Pocatko
Nancy E. Pocatko, 89, of Ashtabula, passed away Sunday, October 6, 2019, at the Ashtabula County Medical Center.
She was born February 16, 1930, in Cleveland, the daughter of the late Herbert and Gladys (Gillen) Swedenborg. Nancy graduated from Ashtabula High School and then went on to receive her RN degree from St. John College in Cleveland.
Nancy married the love of her life Albert Pocatko on October 16, 1951. She was a faithful member of Our Lady of Peace-St. Joseph Church. Nancy worked at the Ashtabula County Medical Center for 25 years where over time she served as a head nurse and supervisor. After retiring from ACMC her and her friend Madge operated a home health Care business. She completed her nursing career at Carrington Park Nursing Home.
Mrs. Pocatko enjoyed organizing the retired nurse and doctor lunches. She loved to golf a couple days a week. Nancy was also an animal lover and will be missed dearly by her cat Susie. Mrs. Pocatko also enjoyed supporting the Native American Tribes and looked forward to the pictures the children would send her. She was also an avid Cleveland Sports Fan: she always enjoyed watching the Cleveland Indians, Browns, and Cavs, and also watching golf on TV.
Nancy is survived by her husband of almost 70 years, Albert; daughter, Debbie Ocepek (Ric Roberts); grandchildren, Nick (Keegan) Ocepek, Kasey Ocepek, Eric Pocatko, and Mandi Pocatko; great-grandchildren, Orion and Porter Ocepek, and James Pocatko.
She was preceded in death by her son, Jim Pocatko in 2008; and her parents.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Friday, October 11, 2019, at 11AM at Our Lady of Peace- St. Joseph Church, 3312 Lake Ave., Ashtabula.. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery.
Calling hours will be held on Thursday, October 10, 2019 from 5-7PM at the Ducro Funeral Home, 4524 Elm Ave., Ashtabula.
Memorial contributions in her name may be made to OLOP-St. Joseph Church.
Ducro Funeral Services, 4524 Elm Ave., Ashtabula is handling arrangements. Online obituary and condolences at www.ducro.com.
Published on October 7, 2019

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