Walter J. Horbinski

Walter Joseph Horbinski, 93, of Pittston died Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012, in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township.

He was the widower of Violet M. Horbinski, who died Oct. 29, 2007.

Born in Scranton on Jan. 17, 1919, he was a son of the late John and Josephine Ellard Horbinski.

He attended Scranton schools and was a U.S. Army veteran, serving during World War II.

He was a member of St. Joseph Marello Parish, Pittston.

Prior to retirement, he was employed by the local mining industry, Capital Records, Medico Industries and Tobyhanna Army Depot.

He was preceded in death by brothers Henry Horbinski; John Herbinski and Ernest Herbinski; and sister, Mildred Baranowski.

He is survived by his loving daughter, Sharon Horbinski, with whom he resided; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Joseph Marello Parish, William Street, Pittston, at 9:30 a.m. Monday. Interment will be in St. Rocco's Cemetery, Pittston Township. There will be no public calling hours. Visitation will be conducted privately at the request of the decedent.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Peter J. Adonizio Funeral Home, 251 William St., Pittston.

Online condolences may be made at www.peterjadoniziofuneralhome.com.

Published in Citizens' Voice on Oct. 12, 2012