Daniel P. Sobashinski

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Daniel P. Sobashinski, 88, of Plymouth, passed into eternal rest on Friday morning, Jan. 5, 2018, at The Meadows Nursing Center, Dallas.

Born April 4, 1929 in Plymouth, he was the son of the late Frank and Anna Sobashinski. Daniel was a graduate of Plymouth High School and a member of St. Robert Bellarmine Parish, Lee Park. He was a veteran serving with the United States Navy during the Korean War, and was a member of the American Legion, Shawnee Post 463, Plymouth.

Prior to his retirement, he was employed at King's College as a carpenter. Prior to that, he was employed by Wilson Meat Manufacturing Company.

In past years, Daniel was a Cub Scout leader in Plymouth, and was very active with the group's functions for many years. He had also been a coach and assistant coach for the Plymouth Little League baseball.

Daniel loved the outdoors and hunting. He was an avid fisherman and he enjoyed his many trips to Canada with his wife, Lillian and their family.

He was preceded in death, by his wife, the former Lillian Zaleskas, who died April 24, 2011; son, Daniel A., who died Nov. 25, 1984; brother, Frank; and sister, Dorothy Cebrick.

Surviving are his loving children, John, Maryland; and Susan Horchos, and her companion, Rick Miller; granddaughter, the apple of his eye, Samantha; and nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to meet in St. Robert Bellarmine Parish at 10 a.m. Thursday for a Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will be in St. Casimir's Cemetery, Muhlenburg.

Family and friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at S.J. Grontkowski Funeral Home, 530 W. Main St., Plymouth.

Funeral luncheon will take place immediately following interment at the American Legion Hall in Larksville.

In lieu of flowers, contributions, of desired, may be made to the Wilkes Barre Veterans Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing Program.

To submit online condolences to Daniel's family, please visit www.sjgrontkowskifuneralhome.com.
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S.J. Grontkowski Funeral Home
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Plymouth, PA 18651
(570) 779-2014
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Published in Citizens' Voice on Jan. 7, 2018
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