Traci A. (nee Markovich) Pranckunas, 50, passed away Thursday, September 20, 2012, at her home in Sheffield Lake. She was born in Lorain, January 26, 1962, to her loving parents, Robert and Jean (nee Guerrieri) Markovich.
She was a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Church in Sheffield Lake. Traci graduated from Brookside High School, Class of 1980. She married Christopher Pranckunas on December 5, 1987 and they raised three children, Christopher II, Alyssa and Beth. Traci worked at Macy’s for 11 years in cosmetic retail sales. She enjoyed photography, gardening, sewing, boating and crafts.
She is survived by her husband of 24 years of marriage, Christopher Pranckunas, Sr. of Sheffield Lake; son, Christopher Pranckunas II of Sheffield Lake; daughters, Beth Pranckunas of Lorain and Alyssa Pranckunas of Sheffield Lake; parents, Robert and Jean Markovich of Sheffield Lake; brother, Robert (Nancy) Markovich of Sheffield Village; sisters, Robin Markovich (Clint Adams) and Jaime Markovich of Sheffield Lake; nephews, Luke, Caleb, and Zac Markovich; nieces, Lydia and Maddie Markovich; and many family and friends.
She is preceded in death by her grandparents, Charles and Barbara Markovich, Louis Guerrieri and Gertrude Stiner.
The family will receive friends at Reidy-Scanlan-Giovannazzo Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2150 Broadway, Lorain (440) 244-1961, Tuesday, September 25, 2012, from 4 until 8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 A.M., Wednesday, September 26, 2012, at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 715 Harris Road, Sheffield Lake. Father Stephen L. Shields, Pastor, will be the Celebrant. (Please meet at church on Wednesday).
Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to the Lorain County APL, 8303 Murray Ridge Rd, Elyria OH 44035.
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