Andrew Kaskus Jr.

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ANDREW KASKUS

Feb. 5, 2018

Andrew Kaskus Jr., 94, of Tunkhannock, passed away, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, at the Meadows Nursing Center, Dallas.

Born in Wilkes-Barre Township, he was the son of the late Andrew and Mary Wyda Kaskus.

He was a graduate of Wilkes-Barre Township High School and attended Wilkes College. Andrew was a plant manager with American Technical Industries in Blakley before his retirement. He had also worked for Bell Laboratories in New Jersey, and D.L. Maxon, Old Forge, Ingersol Rand, and also was involved in dairy farming.

Andrew was a Navy veteran of World War II and fought at D-Day on Omaha Beach.

He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Dallas; American Legion Post #644, Swoyersville; Wyoming Lodge #468 F&AM; Keystone Consistory; and Irem Shrine. He was past president of the Uniformed Units of Irem and served on the board of directors. Andrew was an avid hunter and fisherman and an all-around handyman.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 73 years, the former Helen S. Gula Kaskus; sister Mildred Coutts; brothers: John, Elmer, Edward, and Michael.

Surviving are sisters: Dorothy Rhines and Margaret Nikoden; son Ronald Kaskus and his wife Donna of Tunkhannock; daughter Andrea Kaskus of Vincennes, Ind.; grandchildren: Nicole Cadwalader and her husband Jason, and Gena Beky and her husband Andrew; and five great grandchildren.

A Funeral was held Friday morning, Feb. 9, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 474 Yalick Road, Dallas, with the Rev. Charles Grube, pastor of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, officiating. Interment in Fern Knoll Burial Park, Dallas, with military honors.

Arrangements were under the direction of the Richard H. Disque Funeral Home Inc., 2940 Memorial Hwy., Dallas. The Wyoming Lodge #468 was to conduct a Masonic Service Friday morning.

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Published in The Wyoming County Examiner on Feb. 14, 2018
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