Dale Howard France of Pittston passed away Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township.
Born in Pittston on Nov. 22, 1942, he was a son of the late Walter and Louise France. He attended school in the Falls School District.
Prior to his retirement, he was employed by Cascade Tissue, Ransom and Suscon.
Dale was a U.S. Army
veteran, serving during the Vietnam War
He was preceded in death by his wife, Sharon Wrubleski France, in 2003; and brother, Walter Cooker France.
He is survived by his daughters, Rose Zielinski and husband, John, Old Forge; and Holly France, Pittston; son, Dwayne France and wife, Tanya, Weatherly; brothers, Gerald (Red) France, Pittston; and Howard France, Pittston; grandchildren, John and Katelyn Zielinski; and great-granddaughter, Savannah Lynn.
The family would like to thank Dr. Mallik, Dr. Levchuk and the nursing staff of the Dialysis Unit of the Veterans Administration Medical Center, Wilkes-Barre, for their kind and compassionate care.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday in Howell-Lussi Funeral Home, 509 Wyoming Ave., West Pittston. John Wrubleski, brother-in-law, will officiate.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. Interment will be in Mountain View Cemetery, Harding.