Sylvia Platko

Sylvia R. Platko, 96, formerly of 33 Nookside Lane, passed away Friday, December 28th, at The Pavilion at BRMC.

Born April 28, 1916, in Bradford she was the daughter of the late Rocco and Rose D. (DePalma) Rich.

On September 16, 1940, in Bradford, she married Andrew Platko, who died in June of 1977. Mrs. Platko was a graduate of Bradford High School. She along with her husband opened the S & A Grocery Store in the late 1950s. The store was located on the corner of North Bennett and State streets and closed in 1982. She later for 10 years at the Chestnut Street Uni Mart.

Surviving is a son, Richard C. Platko, of Bradford, three grandchildren; Jennifer Culligan, Lisa Platko Auteri and Richard Platko and one great granddaughter Mersaydes Dillaman. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and a sister, Lillian Rich who died in 1984,

At the family's request there will be no visitation. Private services will be held at the convenience of family. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to a charity of the donors choice.

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