Ruth E. Lugosky Muscovitch

Ruth E. Lugosky Muscovitch, 90, of Parsons and Kingston, passed away Sunday, May 18, 2014, at Birchwood Manor under Celtic Hospice Care.

Born, April 17, 1924, in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Anthony Lugosky and Agnes Kupstas Lugosky. She attended Wilkes-Barre public schools and was a member of Holy Family Parish, Luzerne.

While raising her family she was a waitress at Perugino's Restaurant, Wilkes-Barre, and also Marins Restaurant, Luzerne.

Ruth enjoyed watching ballroom dancing on WVIA and loved to cook and bake for her family. She also loved her trips to Las Vegas and of course the local casinos.

Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Aloysius, who passed away August 2008; and brothers, Frank Lugosky and Charles Kallant.

Ruth is survived by her daughters, Ruth Podmonski, Kingston, with whom she resided; Carol Lussi, Pittston; and Sharon Banas, Plymouth; son, John and his wife, Barbara, Hanover Township; and brothers, Victor Lugosky and his wife, Marian, Forty Fort; and Stanley Lugosky, Parsons section of Wilkes-Barre. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Arthur and his wife, Autum, Florida; Lisa Malita and her fiancé, Michael Monahan, Pittston Township; Ron Lussi, Binghamton, N.Y.; John Muscovitch, Hanover Township; and Angela Banas, Plymouth; 11 great-grandchildren, two stepgrand children, and four step-great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, MaryLou Siroki and her husband, Emil, Freeland; several nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday from Howell-Lussi Funeral Home, 509 Wyoming Ave., West Pittston.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. in Holy Family Parish, Bennett Street, Luzerne.

Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Township.

Relatives and friends may call the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

The family would like to thank Celtic Hospice for the excellent care and compassion for Ruth.

Funeral Home

Howell-Lussi Funeral Home
509 Wyoming Avenue West Pittston, PA 18643
(570) 654-3741

Published in Citizens' Voice on May 21, 2014