Joseph D. Kasisky Sr., 59, of Wilkes-Barre passed away Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.
Born in Pittston, he was the son of the late Andrew and Maria Shoemaker Kasisky. He was a graduate of Pittston Area School District. He was an Army
veteran of the Vietnam War
. Joseph was employed as a tree trimmer by Asplundh Tree Co.
Preceding him in death, in addition to his parents, was his sister, Mary Kasisky.
He is survived by wife, Linda; his sons, Joseph and his wife, Tara, Pittston; Shaun Hanahan, Wilkes-Barre; daughters, Amber Kasisky, Pittston; and Christine Hanahan, Wilkes-Barre; brothers, Richard and his wife, Irene Kasisky, Nanticoke; Andrew and his wife, Cheryl Kasisky, Pittston; Ronald and his wife, Laura, Wyoming; and Michael and his wife, Betty, Pittston; eight grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 9 a.m. Tuesday from the Kizis-Lokuta Funeral Home, 134 Church St., Pittston. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. in St. John the Evangelist Church, William Street, Pittston. Interment will be at the convenience of the family. Family and friends may call at the funeral home Monday from 5 to 8 p.m. The AMVETS of Dupont will have a service Monday evening.