Stephen Ontko of Kingston passed away Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.
Born in Larksville son of the late George and Ann Madar Ontko.
Steve was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church Swoyersvillle. He was a veteran of the Korean War
. Prior to retirment, he was employed as a mechanic by PPL.
Steve was an avid sportsman belonging to the Lake Carey Sportmans Club and He also had a cottage on the lake where he and his family spent their summers.
He was preceded in death by sisters, Catherine Wilcheski and Marie Heidel.
Surviving are his wife, the former Alberta Yogodzinski; sons, Bruce, Williamsburg, Va.; George, Houston, Texas; Thomas, Downingtow; and daughter, Michaelene Nye, Eauclaire Wis.; nine grandchildren; and sisters, Irene Evans, Swoyersville; and Georgette Scutch, Woodbridge, Va.
The funeral for Steve wil be held at 9:30 a.m. Monday from the Lehman-Gregory Funeral Home Inc., 281 Chapel St., Swoyersville, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, Hughes Street, Swoyersville. Interment will be in St. John's Cemetery Dallas. Family and friends may call Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home.