Eleanor Zekas Golata, a Buffalo General Hospital food service employee for about 15 years, died Monday in Erie County Medical Center after a brief illness. She was 78.
A lifelong resident of Buffalo, she was a member of several senior citizen clubs in the Bailey-Kensington area and the Catholic Church.
Her husband, Raymond, died in 1962.
Survivors include a son, David of Buffalo, and a brother, Chester Zekas of the Town of Tonawanda.
A memorial service will be scheduled.