Charles F. Galabinski Sr., 92, formerly of Nanticoke and Hampton House, Hanover Township, passed away Friday evening at Celtic Hospice of Geisinger South Wilkes Barre.
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He was born in Plymouth, the son of the late Thomas and Catherine Kozlowski Galabinski, and attended Plymouth schools.
Charles was an Army veteran of World War II with the rank of PFC, where he served in the South Pacific. He was employed by Hazel Bishop, New Jersey and local mines in the area before retiring from Retreat State Hospital in the dietary department.
Preceding him in death was his wife, Laura, in 1999.
Presently surviving are sons, Charles Jr. and wife, Mary Ellen, Nanticoke; Joseph and wife, Tammy, Plymouth Township; daughter, Marie Russoniello and husband, Vincent, Moscow; grandchildren, Mary Jo, Amy, Kristen and Gina; great-grandchildren, Jeremy and Ashley; and several nieces and nephews.
Private funeral services will be held Tuesday from Grontkowski Funeral Home P.C., 51-53 W. Green St., Nanticoke with burial in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Township.
Grontkowski Funeral Home Pc
51-53 W Green St Nanticoke, PA 18634
Published in Citizens' Voice on July 20, 2014