Joseph S. Alinoski, 82, of Scott Twp., died Tuesday at Hospice of the Sacred Heart in Dunmore. His wife of 55 years is the former Barbara Stracham.
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Born in Wilkes-Barre, son of the late Joseph and Cora Rother Alinoski, Joe was a member of St. Mary's Visitation Church, Dickson City, and was a graduate of Hanover High School. He was also a member of the United Auto Workers. A career tool and die maker, he served his apprenticeship at Bell Labs in New Jersey and later worked at Bendix, Prompton Tool and Die, Gentex, Bardane Manufacturing and retired from General Dynamics. He was an Army veteran serving in Formosa during the Korean War and was a life member of Shopa Davey VFW Post 6082 in Peckville.
Also surviving are two sons, Mark and wife, Debbie; and Matthew and wife, Jackie; four grandchildren, Nicole, Kristy, Nicholas and Rhyan; nieces and nephews.
Joe's family would like to thank Dr. Susan Biancarelli for her care and kindness throughout Joe's illness.
The funeral will be Friday with services at 11 a.m. in the Robert E. Decker Funeral Home, 702 River St., Peckville. Interment will be in Valley View Memorial Park, Montdale.
Friends may call Friday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service. Military honors will be by Shopa Davey VFW Post.
Robert E Decker Funeral Home
702 River St Peckville, PA 18452
Published in Scranton Times on Aug. 21, 2014