Steven G. Mekilo, 64, of Lehighton and formerly of Taylor, died Wednesday at St. Luke’s Gnaden Huetten Campus, Lehighton. He is survived by his devoted wife, Kim L. Eskra Mekilo and together they have celebrated 43 years of marriage.
Born in Taylor, the only son of the late Steven and Mary Fedor Mekilo. Steve was a 1972 graduate of Riverside High School. Prior to his retirement, Steve was employed B Braun Medical for many years. Steve passion was his 1988 Harley Motorcycle. When is granddaughter Gracie was born, she then became the light of his life. He enjoyed the simple beauty of life and will be dearly missed.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Joshua and wife, Kathy and their daughter, Gracie, Sammamish, Washington and Justin, Lehighton. A sister Barbara Cordova and husband, Tony, Albuquerque, New Mexico; a loving Godfather to Sarah Lyon, Dunmore; Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, a lifelong friend Ray Paroby, Clarks Summit.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Margo Fortunato and Debbie Mekilo.
Family and friend may call Sunday from 2 to 4 pm at the Semian Funeral Home, 704 Union St. Taylor. A Parastas service will be held at 3:45 pm by the Rev. Eduard Shestak, St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church, Taylor.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.