Joseph J. Gromala

Joseph J. Gromala, 61, of Jenkins Township passed away Thursday, May 2, 2013, in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.

Born in Dupont on Sept. 7, 1951, he was the son of the late Joseph and Lillian Zuba Gromala.

A graduate of Pittston Area High School, Class of 1969, he was formerly employed by Techneglas and recently by Sandvik Steel, South Abington Township.

An avid sportsman, he was a member of the Elm Street Sportsman Club, Dupont.

Surviving are his wife, JoAnn Hrab Gromala; sons, Stephen, Jenkins Township; and Joseph, at home; brother, John Gromala, Pittston Township; sisters, Catherine Sweeney, Norristown; Mary Walsh, Duryea; and Donna Bartosiewicz, Avoca; nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be held at 9:30 a.m. Monday from Kizis-Lokuta Funeral Home, 134 Church St., Pittston. Divine Liturgy will be celebrated by the Rev. Joseph Bertha at 10 a.m. in St. Michael's Byzantine Catholic Church, North Main Street, Pittston. Interment will be in the parish cemetery, Pittston. Friends and family may call at the funeral home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday. A Parastas service will be at 7 p.m.

Published in Citizens' Voice from May 3 to May 5, 2013