Obituary of Elenora Louella Hornatko
Elly Hornatko, age 81, of Selbyville, DE formerly of Glen Burnie, MD, passed away Monday, July 6, 2020 at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury. She was the daughter of the late Marshall E. and Elenora V. Fant. She is survived by children, Stephen Joseph Hornatko (Jen Sullivan) and Stephanie Hornatko Snyder (Ken), along with 10 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Also surviving are her younger sister and best friend, Pamela Jones (Steve), older sister Madeline McGinnis (Paul), and sisters-in-law Lynn Pierce and Robin Johnson. Preceding her in death were her beloved husband of 56 years, Stephen Hornatko, Jr., oldest daughter Debra Cox, and sisters Robin Sierakowski and Clara Fischer.
Mrs. Hornatko was a homemaker for many years and later in life worked as a medical receptionist doing patient and insurance billing. She volunteered for decades in her children’s schools, served as team mom alongside her husband who coached soccer, dedicated time to the Meals on Wheels program, and supported many charitable organizations. She enjoyed walking the beach collecting shells, bowling, bingo, and playing the slots with her sister Pam. Most of all, she loved spending time with and doting on her family, hosting holidays and celebrations, and making sure everyone knew they were loved.
Donations can be made in her name to the Alzheimer’s Association. www.alz.org/donate
A celebration of her life will be held at a later date.
Arrangements are in the care of Eastern Shore Cremation and Funeral Service, 504 Franklin Avenue, Berlin, Maryland 21811. To send condolences to the family, please visit www.easternshorecremation.com.