Raymond Ronald Elko

Posted 3/30/20

Raymond Ronald Elko was born on March 18, 1942 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to Andrew Albert Elko and Margaret Urda Elko. Ray was the youngest of five boys, John, Bernard, Andrew and Paul. Ray …

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Raymond Ronald Elko

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Raymond Ronald Elko was born on March 18, 1942 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to Andrew Albert Elko and Margaret Urda Elko. Ray was the youngest of five boys, John, Bernard, Andrew and Paul. Ray graduated in 1960 from Swissvale High School, in Swissvale, Pennsylvania. He served his country proudly in the U.S. Army. On July 18, 1964, he married Gloria Jean Evanchec in Swissvale, Pennsylvania and to this union, four children were born, Angela, Renee, Edmund and Nicholas. Ray retired as a slab mill roller from the US Steel Corporation in 1995. Ray was a loving husband, father and grandfather who loved children, as he fondly referred to as “the little people.”

Raymond Ronald Elko passed away on Friday, March 27, 2020 at home in Katy, Texas where he resided with his Son Edmund, at the age of 78 years.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Gloria Jean Elko on June 21, 2010.

He is survived by his children, Angela Marks, Renee Delfrate, Edmund Elko and Nicholas Elko; and his eight grandchildren, Jason Paola, Corrina Marks, Alexander Elko, Demetrius Elko, Maximus Elko, Nicholas Elko, Elizabeth Elko, and Katherine Elko.

Private services will be held. Interment will be with his beloved wife, Gloria in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies in Bridgeville, Pennsylvania.

To express condolences, please visit www.SchmidtFuneralHome.net

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