Jerome "Jerry" Janoski, 78, of Pittston passed away Thursday, May 9, 2013, in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township.
Born in Pittston on Oct. 1, 1936, he was the son of the late Alex and Anna Gretchen Janoski.
Jerry was a graduate on St. John's High School, Pittston, a member of St. Joseph Marello Parish (formerly Mount Carmel), and a member of the Lithuanian Social and Beneficial Club, Pittston. He was a veteran, serving with the U.S. Marine Corps
Prior to retirement, he was employed in the construction industry and more recently as a salesman by the Pennsylvania State Liquor Control Board.
Jerry is survived by his wife, Mary Musto Janoski; son, Jerome Jr., Granville Summit; daughter, Mary Ann Janoski, Harding; brother, William Janoski, Maine; and grandchildren, Jerome III, Jeffrey and Jordin Janoski.
The funeral will be held at 9 a.m. Tuesday from the Kizis-Lokuta Funeral Home, 134 Church St., Pittston. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by the Rev. Joseph Sibliano at 9:30 a.m. in St. Joseph Marello Parish, William Street, Pittston. Interment will be in Lithuanian Independent Cemetery, West Wyoming. Jerry will be buried with a military service by AMVETS Post 189, Dupont. Friends and relatives may call at the funeral home from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday.