Eleanor Draus
April 14, 2020

Mrs. Eleanor Draus, 91, of Duryea, passed away Tuesday, April 14, 2020, at Wesley Village, Jenkins Township.

Born in Duryea, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Victoria Barkosky Golenski and was a graduate of Duryea High School.

Eleanor was a member of Nativity of Our Lord Parish, Duryea.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Chester J. Draus, who passed away on March 6, 2015 and brother, Edward Golenski.

Surviving are:
Daughter, Marie Draus
Daughter, Kathy Brooks
Grandson, Richard Sitter
Granddaughter, Karen Sitter
Grandson, John Brooks
Great grandson, Henry Sitter

Sister, Marie Quicho
Caregivers: Joseph and Leslie Golenski and their daughter OliviaNieces, nephews and cousins

Private funeral services and interment will be held in Holy Rosary Cemetery, Duryea by the Rev. John Polednak. Arrangements are by the Bernard J. Piontek Funeral Home Inc., 204 Main Street, Duryea. To leave an online condolence for Eleanor's family, please visit the funeral home website, www.piontekfuneralhome.com.


Guestbook Entries

I remember your Mom and Dad walking home from church always stopping to say hello to my Mom. They were such wonderful neighbors Sorry for your loss

Chris Atwell ( Luder ) (about 1 month ago)

Kathy, I too have great memories, especially the walk alone between our houses. Sorry and take care

Rosemary Chromey (about 1 month ago)

Awww. Marie, I remember many good times at you Mom’s house. So very sorry to hear this.

Arlene McHale (about 1 month ago)

I will Miss Her,she Is At Peace

BERNARD C Pernot (about 1 month ago)

So sorry for your loss.

Virginia (Joivell) Bressler (about 1 month ago)

Marie and family, Sorry to hear of the loss of your mother.

Helen Woytach Peitzman (about 1 month ago)

Loved your mom. She always made me feel so welcome whenever I was over there and if I remember correctly it was a lot God rest her soul prayers for all the family

Maryann Tobin (about 1 month ago)

Thinking of you at this difficult time and wishing you peace. Only time can heal but love will always be with you. Marie, your mom was wonderful. I remember playing at your house and visiting with your mom so often in our childhood. Lovely memories of happy times. Thoughts and prayers for you and Kathy.

Joyce Skowronski Jones (about 1 month ago)

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