John C. Antal

John C. Antal, 81, of Pittston Township passed away Tuesday evening, March 26, 2013, at his home.

Born in Pittston Township, he was the son of the late John and Frances Leshney Antal. He was a graduate of Pittston Township High School. Prior to his retirement, he was employed by the former Techneglas, Jenkins Township.

John was a member of Queen of the Apostles Parish, Avoca. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt and fish.

The family would like to thank Dr. Martin Moran and the staff of Commonwealth Home, Health and Hospice of Northeast Pennsylvania, especially his nurse's aide, Cathy, and his nurse, Donna.

He was preceded in death by brothers, Ernest, William, Henry, Chester, Raymond, Gilbert and Ronald; sisters, Alice Renfer, Josephine Renfer, Johanna Cislo and Norma Chmiel; and nephew, Kevin Martin.

He and his wife, the former, Loretta Martin, would have celebrated their 53rd wedding anniversary this coming June.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Bernard J. Piontek Funeral Home Inc., 204 Main St., Duryea. The Rev. Phillip J. Sladicka, pastor of Queen of the Apostles Parish, will officiate. Interment will be in Marcy Cemetery, Duryea. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

To leave the family an online condolence, or for further information, visit the funeral home website,

Funeral Home

Bernard J. Piontek Funeral Home Inc.
204 Main Street Duryea, PA 18642
(570) 457-4301

Published in Citizens' Voice from Mar. 28 to Mar. 29, 2013