Frank W. Markowski

Frank W. Markowski, 68, of Wilkes-Barre passed away Wednesday morning, June 19, 2013, in the Hospice Community Care Inpatient Unit at Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre.

Born in Wilkes-Barre on March 29, 1945, he was the son of the late Frank T. and Celia Jamula Markowski.

He was a 1963 graduate of GAR Memorial High School and had served with the National Guard, 109th Field Artillery.

Prior to his retirement, Frank had been employed as an EMT and firefighter by the city of Wilkes-Barre.

He was a member of Our Lady of Hope Parish, Wilkes-Barre.

He was an avid fisherman, loved to garden and walk with his dog, Daisy. Frank also enjoyed working with his hands and could often be found tinkering with cars.

Surviving are his wife of 45 years, the former Eleanor Good; daughter, Karen Mikulka, Lititz; son, David Markowski, Wilkes-Barre; and grandsons, Charles III and Matthew.

Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday from Bednarski & Thomas Funeral Home, 27 Park Ave., Wilkes-Barre, with a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. in Our Lady of Hope Parish, with the Rev. John Terry officiating. Interment will be in St. Mary's Maternity Cemetery, West Wyoming.

Friends are invited to call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice Community Care, 601 Wyoming Ave., Kingston, PA 18704.

Funeral Home

Bednarski-Thomas Funeral Home
27 Park Ave Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
(570) 823-2962

Published in Citizens' Voice on June 20, 2013