Joseph E. Drost Sr.

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  • "Sorry for your loss Jodie : ("
    - Lisa Edwards
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    - cynthia Wisniewski -Weber
  • "Elizabeth and family, So sorry to hear about your husband...."
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Oct. 11, 2017

Joseph E. Drost Sr. was called to heaven on Oct. 11, 2017, passing away at home on his family farm. He was born on Mar. 19, 1926 in Larksville, a son of Frank and Sophie Nemchuk Drost.

Joe graduated May 1944 from Tunkhannock High School and was an Army Veteran of World War II, and attended Penn State College of agriculture. He returned home and became an avid dairy and veal farmer in Eaton Twp.

He truly loved working his family's two farms and working them up until August 2017. Joe enjoyed gardening, hunting and trapping and was an avid reader. He was a loving and very hard working husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. Joe was preceded in death by brothers: Raymond Drost and Francis Drost; sisters: Marie Drost Lesher and Josphine Drost Morykon.

Surviving is his wife of 52 years, Elizabeth (Betty) Dobrinski Drost; children: Joseph E. Drost Jr.; daughters: Betty Jo Drost, Jodie F. Drost, and Barbie Jo Drost; brother John Drost; sisters: Clara Bondwrich and Irene Corby; grandchildren: Joseph E. Drost III, Kayla Drost, Amber Drost, Olivia Drost, Juniper Saint and Sage Saint; one great-grandchild Amelia Marie Danko; and numerous nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews.

Family will receive friends on Friday evening, Oct. 20 at the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home Inc., 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock, from 6 to 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday morning at 10 am at the Church of the Nativity BVM in Tunkhannock. Family and friends are requested to go directly to the church.

Those wishing may make memorial contributions to the Tunkhannock Future Farmers of America, c/o Mr. Steve Traver, 135 Tiger Dr., Tunkhannock, PA 18657; or to the . On line condolences may be sent to the family at
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Sheldon - Kukuchka Funeral Home - Tunkhannock
73 West Tioga Street
Tunkhannock, PA 18657
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Published in The Wyoming County Examiner on Oct. 18, 2017
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