Francis ""Frank"" A. Kastreva, 64, of Alberdeen Road, Mountain Top, died Tuesday, March 5, 2013, in the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.
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Born in Kingston, a son of Genevieve Krapcha Kastreva, Ashley and Harveys Lake, and the late Francis A. Kastreva, he was a graduate of Ashley/Sugar Notch High School and Wilkes-Barre Technical School. Frank was employed as a core driller for Sprague Henwood and Jersey Boring and Drilling prior to retiring. He was a member of St. Mary's, Our Lady Help of Christians Parish, Dorrance; a social member of both the American Legion, Ashley, and the Catholic War Veterans, Ashley.
Frank enjoyed hunting and fishing throughout various parts of the country, including fishing in the Great Lakes and spending summers at Lake Moc-A-Tek in the Poconos. He cherished spending time with his grandsons, Jacob and Justin.
He was preceded in death by his father, Francis Kastreva.
In addition to his mother, Frank is survived by his loving wife, the former Sharryl Evans; son, Frank W. Kastreva and his wife, Patricia, Ashley; daughter, Bree Ann Garringer and her husband, Timothy, Mountain Top; grandsons, Jacob and Justin; brother, Edward Kastreva and his wife, Linda, Harveys Lake; and nephew, Edward Kastreva Jr.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 9:15 a.m. from the Lehman Family Funeral Service Inc., 689 Hazle Ave., Wilkes-Barre, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Mary's Church, 3529 St. Mary's Road, Wapwallopen. The Rev. Gerald Shantillo will officiate. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery. Friends are invited to call today from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
For more information or to send online condolences, visit the funeral home's website at www.lehmanfuneralhome.com.
Published in Times Leader from Mar. 6 to Mar. 7, 2013