Taft Anthony Truska Jr.

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    - Kathy McManus- Moretti
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Taft Anthony Truska Jr., 89, of Harveys Lake, passed away Saturday, April 14, 2018, at The Meadows Nursing Center, Dallas.

He was born in Wilkes-Barre, on Jan. 19, 1929, and was the son of the late Taft A. Sr. and Margaret Rutkowski Truska.

Taft and his wife, Peg, owned and operated Taft's Market, Harveys Lake, for over 30 years. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting, fishing and trapping.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by son, Taft A. Truska III; and sisters, Josephine Evans and Margaret Gulitus.

Taft is survived by his wife, the former Margaret "Peg" Preston; sister, Florence "Babe" Boyle, Harveys Lake; daughter-in-law, Lorraine Truska, Harveys Lake; grandchildren, Taft IV and his wife, Kristen; Matthew and Keegan; great-grandchildren, Taft V, Savannah, Tayden and Sierra; numerous nieces and nephews.

At his request, funeral services will be private. There will be no calling hours.

Arrangements are by Curtis L. Swanson Funeral Home Inc., state Routes 29 and 118, Pikes Creek.

Condolences can be made to clswansonfuneralhome.com.
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Published in Citizens' Voice on Apr. 16, 2018