Janette (Sarnicola) Wasilenko

July 28, 1938 ~ May 7, 2022 (age 83) 83 Years Old


Janette (Sarnicola) Wasilenko, 83, passed away peacefully on May 7, 2022 surrounded by her loving family after a brief illness.

 A life-long resident of Auburn, she was the daughter of the late Nunzio and Mary Sarnicola. She was a graduate of Central High School class of 1957.  She was employed at GE.  Janette enjoyed traveling, loved getting together for Sunday dinners and holidays.  She was sweet and kind to everyone.  She will be dearly missed by all.

 Janette was predeceased in death by her parents; a brother Patsy Sarnicola and grandson Steven Parker. 

 She is survived by her loving husband of 62 years, Walter Wasilenko; children, Gregory (Palma) Wasilenko, Carole Wasilenko, Cathy (David) Parker, Cynthia Grillo and Debra (Craig) Ryan; grandchildren Anthony Wasilenko, Brandon, Jason and Jessica Parker, Abigail Grillo, Sheldon and Kaitlyn Ryan; great grandchildren Maya and Mason Parker; sister Nancy (David) Yantch; sister in laws Lorraine Sarnicola and Lorraine Wasilenko; brother in laws John (Julie) Wasilenko; Jerry (Kathy) Wasilenko and several nieces and nephews.

 Family and friends are invited to calling hours Wednesday May 11th from 4:00-7:00 p.m. in the Heieck-Pelc Funeral Home, LLC 42 East Genesee Street to remember and celebrate her life.  A Mass of Christian burial will be offered on Thursday May 12th at 11:30 a.m. in St Mary’s Church.  Burial will follow at St Joseph's Cemetery.

 Family has requested in lieu of flowers, memorial donations in memory of Mrs. Wasilenko to a charity of choice.

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Calling hours
May 11, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Heieck-Pelc Funeral Home,LLC
42 East Genesee Street
Auburn, NY 13021

Mass of Christian Burial
May 12, 2022

11:30 AM
St. Mary s Church
Clark St.
Auburn, New York 13021


Charity of Choice


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