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Sylvia Constantine Panagakos Wharton
Birth: Jul. 27, 1921
Wilkes-Barre
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 30, 1997
Plains
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA


♥ ♥ ~ Aunt Sylvia - My Godmother ~ ♥ ♥

Sylvia was the oldest of seven children. Her birth name was Asimo, but she legally changed her name to Sylvia when she was 13. She graduated from James M Coughlin High School in Wilkes-Barre in 1941. On December 16, 1944, she married Willie Wharton at Kingston, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. They had two daughters: Cora May and Jane Mary, who died shortly after she was born. She was also Godmother to two of her nieces: Star Kline and Sylvia Weaver, her namesake.

Sylvia worked at several jobs over her career. Her first job was working as a waitress at her father's restaurant – The Faust – located on Public Square in Wilkes-Barre. She later worked at John Frye Shoe Company, Rea and Derick Drug Store, and the Westmoreland Club.

My Aunt Sylvia was a resilient woman. She lost her infant daughter at the age of 30, and became a widow at the age of 43. She never remarried, and raised her daughter, Cora May, alone - and outlived her as well. Her family is now reunited in Heaven - may they all rest in peace.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Constantine Stavros Panagakos (1895 - 1979)
  Cora May Oakes Panagakos (1904 - 1986)
 
 Spouse:
  William James Wharton (1923 - 1964)
 
 Children:
  Cora May Wharton (1945 - 1985)*
  Jane Mary Wharton (1952 - 1952)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sylvia Constantine Panagakos Wharton (1921 - 1997)
  Steve Constantine Panagakos (1922 - 1977)*
  Frossine Constantine Panagakos Ezzyk (1924 - 2000)*
  Vaselo Constantine Panagakos Kline (1928 - 1991)*
  William Constantine Panagakos (1930 - 2013)*
  Ana Constantine Panagakos Weaver (1933 - 1998)*
  George Constantine Panagakos (1937 - 1994)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Maple Hill Cemetery
Hanover
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Star Kline
Record added: Dec 15, 2008
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- Broken~★~Heart
 Added: May. 25, 2015

- Broken~★~Heart
 Added: May. 25, 2015
“And He led them out as far as to Bethany, and He lifted up his hands, and blessed them. And it came to pass, while He blessed them, He was parted from them, and carried up into heaven.” – Luke 24:36-53King James Version (KJV)
- Star Kline
 Added: May. 22, 2015
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