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John F Kosek

Plains, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 20 Dec 1996 (aged 61)
Plains, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial West Wyoming, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 100140511 · View Source
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John F. Kosek, 61, of Sunset Drive, Keystone section of Plains Township, died Friday at the Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township.

Born in Plains Township, he was the son of Mrs. Frances Vecerkauskas Kosek, of Plains Township, and the late John Andrew Kosek.

He was a lifelong resident of Plains Township, and formerly resided on St. Mary's Street, Plains Township, for many years.

He attended Plains Township schools and served with the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War.

Before retiring, he was employed as a carpenter by the Statewide Construction Co.

He was a member of Sacred Heart Church, Plains Township.

He and his wife, the former Andelle Jean Balestrini, celebrated their 28th wedding anniversary on June 29.

Surviving in addition to his wife and mother are sons, Alan M., Plains Township; Scot P., Wilkes-Barre; John J., Keystone; daughters, Donna Smith, Sarasota, Fla.; Diane Space, Kingston; a sister, Tina Kempka, Glenwood, N.J.; a brother, Richard, Hunlock Creek; seven grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 9 a.m. Monday from the Mark V. Yanaitis Funeral Home, 55 Stark St., Plains Township, with a funeral Mass at 9:30 a.m. in Sacred Heart Church, Plains Township.

Interment will be in Italian Independent Cemetery, West Wyoming.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John F Kosek (7 Nov 1935–20 Dec 1996), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100140511, citing Italian Independent Cemetery, West Wyoming, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Kenej (contributor 46890320) .