George Leon Stankiewicz Jr.

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MOUNT CARMEL - George Leon Stankiewicz Jr., 43, of Mount Carmel passed away unexpectedly Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, while hiking at Ricketts Glen State Park in Luzerne County.

He was born in Ashland, Sept. 29, 1974, a son of the late George Leon Stankiewicz Sr. and the late Agnes (Pesarchick) Stankiewicz.

He was a 1992 graduate of Mount Carmel Area High School and was previously employed at International Paper, Mount Carmel Township.

George was a down-to-earth person who enjoyed sports, especially baseball and football. He was an avid New York Yankees and San Francisco 49ers fan.

He is survived by a sister, Maryann Remash, of Atlas; two nephews, Josh Stelma and his wife, Sung Lee, of West Virginia, and Justin Stelma and his wife, Stacie, of Overlook; a great-nephew, Chase Stelma and a great-niece, Sabreena Stelma; cousins and many friends.

Preceding him in death in addition to his parents was a brother-in-law, Joseph "Remo" Remash, on June 15, 2018.


STANKIEWIiCZ - George Leon Stankiewicz, 43, of Mount Carmel. Services will be private at the convenience of the family. Joseph J. Stutz Inc. Funeral Home, 40 S. Market St., Mount Carmel, Joseph J. Stutz, III supervisor is in charge of the arrangements. To leave a condolence for the family, sign the guestbook at

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Published in The News Item on Sept. 1, 2018