Margaret Pritko

Obituary of Margaret Pritko

Margaret (nee Gladish) Pritko, passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones on Tuesday, September 12, 2023.  On March 4th of this year, she celebrated her 100th birthday. A seamstress by trade, Margaret was active in several organizations and very proud of her Ukrainian heritage. She was a faithful and active parishioner of St. John the Baptist Byzantine Catholic Church in Northampton, PA., moving to her daughter’s home in Wallingford, PA, where she lived for the past nine years and was a member of St. John Chrysostom Catholic Church.

Margaret enjoyed sewing and taking long walks. She cherished spending time with her family, especially her great grandchildren.  Margaret enjoyed making perogies and other traditional Ukrainian foods. She loved dancing and traveling the world.

Margaret had a strong faith and devotion to our Blessed Mother. She was a devoted Mother, Nana and Great-Nana. Margaret was generous, thoughtful and compassionate. She was very involved in helping others in her community. Margaret was a selfless woman who was always placing other’s needs before her own.

Daughter of the late Catherine (Oleksak) Gladish and John Gladish; Wife of the late John Pritko; Mother of the late Eugene Pritko, Jerome (Helen) Pritko, John Pritko; Sister of the late Catherine (Gene) Nau, Mary (Joseph) Poncharik, Julie Gladish, Tillie (Frank) Sommer, Elizabeth (Mike) Barna, Anna (Albert) Kukitz, John (Altheia) Gladish, Michael (Rose) Gladish; Grandmother of the late Deborah Cassidy


Daughter: Kathleen (Deacon Raymond) Vadino

Daughter-In-Law:  Donna (John) Grason

Grandchildren: Steven (Vicki) Pritko, Jennifer (Eric) Hersh, Jonathan Pritko, Christopher (Korie) Vadino, Carrie Ann (Marty) McGowan, Mark Maddison, Julie Chad

Great-Grandchildren: Andrew Pritko, Daniel Pritko, Derek Maddison, Justin Maddison, Aiden Chad, Evan Honsel, Caroline Honsel, Bowie Hersh, Giovanni Vadino, Gina Vadino

Services and Interment will be private.

Donations can be made in her name to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or

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