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Heritage Hill Senior Community is pleased to announce Wallace Simko as Resident of the month for December 2020.
Wally was born on June 4, 1932 in Foundaryville, Pa and he is the son of Steven and Anna Simko of Freeland. Wally and his sister Martha are the last remaining children of eight.
He graduated from Foster Township High School in 1951 and then attended Penn State University. He enlisted into the US Navy May 6, 1952 with a significant duty assignment of Naval cargo Handling Battalion One, Naval Supply Center Norva. He served 2 years and was honorably discharged on June 3, 1954.
Wally married the love of his life Sandra Keller on May 6, 1961 at St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church in Freeland. They enjoyed 48 years of marriage in their hometown of Beaver Meadows until her passing in 2009.
Together they had 4 children. Nadine, who is deceased, Carlene Chovanes, wife of Robert, Drums and a set of twins, Christopher and fiancé Tammie of Wyoming and Mark of Weatherly.
Prior to retiring he was employed at the Tobyhanna Army Depot as a Electronic Technician and also worked at Tung-Sol. Wally enjoys watching Penn State football along with the Philadelphia Phillies baseball, hunting, fishing, weekend trips to their camper, puzzles, and going to the casinos in Atlantic city and Mohegan Sun.
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