June P. Antkowiak
ELIZABETHTOWN • June P. Antkowiak, 91, of Elizabethtown, Pa., entered heaven Wednesday evening, May 13, 2020, at Mennonite Home in Lancaster.
Born in Williamstown, she was the daughter of the late Paul F. and Anna C. Young Werdt.
She was the wife of the late John F. Antkowiak, who passed in 2011 after 63 years of marriage.
June was of the Catholic faith and was a former member of St. Peter Roman Catholic Church in Elizabethtown where she sang in the choir.
Early in her life, she was employed in a sewing factory in Lykens, where she became an accomplished seamstress. Later, she was an office worker for the former Peretsky Real Eatate and the Plain and Fancy egg farm. She also worked for Longenecker’s Hatchery in Elizabethtown.
In addition to being an excellent cook, she enjoyed preserving the produce John grew in his garden, square dancing and camping. She was also a world traveler visiting Israel, China, Alaska, and the Panama Canal.
She is survived by two nieces, Holly Kreiser and Donna Baker; and special friends, the Kevin Hickernell family of Manheim, and Frank Soflarsky family of Elizabethtown. She is also survived by John’s six nephews, Ted (Carol) Wegner of Halifax, Charles Wegner of Lykens, Fred (Marilyn) Wegner of Jonestown, Raymond Wegner of Harrisburg, Steven (Nancy) Kachniasz of Elizabethtown and Patrick (Carol) Shupp of Harrisburg; two nieces, Mary Agnes (Robert) Kennell of Harrisburg and Bernice Messimer of Mechanicsburg.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by twin sons, Paul and Frances; three siblings, Arlene Michael, Paul “Jack” Werdt and Dorothy Bodnar; and a niece, Connie Finger.
Final farewell and commendation will be private in St. Peter Catholic Cemetery. There will be no public viewing. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at a future date.
If desired, contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 314 Good Drive, Lancaster PA 17603 or to Alzheimer’s Association, 3544 North Progress Ave., Suite 205, Harrisburg PA 17110-9638. To express a condolence with the family or for additional information, visit spencefuner alservices.com
This is a paid obituary