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OFFICIAL OBITUARY FOR

Carla Ann (Naffin) Zelinsky

1948 - 2021

Pottsville

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Carla Ann Zelinsky, 73, of Pottsville, PA, passed away Friday, July 9th, at Lehigh Valley Medical Center, Allentown.
 
Born in Pottsville on July 8, 1948, she was a daughter of the late John G. & June (Miller) Naffin.
 
She was the wife of Joseph T. Zelinsky; to whom she was married to for 51 years & 11 months.
 
Carla was a graduate of Schuylkill Haven High School, Class of 1966.
 
She was a member of Jerusalem Lutheran Church, Schuylkill Haven.
 
Carla retired as a Bank Teller from Union Bank and Trust Company, Orwigsburg.
 
In addition to her husband, she is also survived by two sons: Brian Zelinsky, husband of Barb, of Cressona; and J. Keith Zelinsky, husband of Holli, of Auburn, as well as grandchildren: Alec J. Zelinsky, Karlie E. Zelinsky, Addison Marie Zelinsky, and Bailee Dee Zelinsky; sisters: Linda Collins, wife of Martin, of Schuylkill Haven, and Laurie Ward, wife of Darryl, of Pottsville; a brother, William G. Naffin, of Pine Grove, sisters-in-law: Evelyn Sheaffer, wife of Roger, of Virginia, Stephanie Moyer, wife of Eric, of Pottsville, and Mary Beth Salata, of Schuylkill Haven, and a brother-in-law, Nick Salata of Schuylkill Haven.
 
In addition to her parents, Carla is also preceded in death by a sister-in-law, Paula Salata.
 
A Celebration of Life Memorial Service officiated by Rev. Mark Shellhamer will be held at 12 Noon on Saturday, August 21st at the Walk-in Art Center in Schuylkill Haven. A visitation for friends and family will be held from 11 AM until the time of service at the Walk-in.  Interment will be held privately.
 
The family prefers remembrances in the form of contributions to Multiple Sclerous Society.

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Dorothy Salata

July 15, 2021 12:17 AM

REST WELL CARLA.  A BRAVE LOVING KIND PERSON.  ALWAYS HAD A SMILE.  GOD BLESS YOU AND YOUR FAMILY.  NO MORE PAIN CARLA. 💗

Charlie Underwood

July 13, 2021 4:19 PM

Dear Joe and family, I am glad I was able to meet Carla and be in her company.  It was a long time ago, but I remember her and what a great pair she and Joe made.  My sincere condolences.  God bless you and her.

Dorothy Salata

July 13, 2021 11:01 AM

Carla was a great and caring person. never missed my kids birthdays when they were little.  She made the best food. Especially Lasagna!. We had great talks which I will always remember.  May you be pain free now Carla.  Love Dot

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