Robert S. Kuniega, of Nanticoke, passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at Guardian Elder Care Center, Nanticoke.
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Born Oct. 12, 1954 in Nanticoke, he was a son of the late Frank and Wanda Piontkowski Kuniega.
Robert was a 1972 graduate of Nanticoke High School. He was employed as a chemical engineer at ARCO Oil Co., Philadelphia, and with the Department of the Navy, Philadelphia. He was a member of St. Faustina's Parish, Nanticoke. Robert loved fishing and gardening.
He was preceded in death by his nephew, Christopher Kuniega.
Surviving are his daughter, Katie LeSando and her husband, Brandon, Jacksonville, Fla.; brother, Carl F. Kuniega and his wife, Jean, Glen Lyon; niece, Dr. Tracy Kuniega Pietrzak and her husband, Jeffrey, Baltimore; great-nephews, Alexander and Roman Pietrzak; several cousins and friends.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Hope Parish, Park Avenue, Wilkes-Barre. The Rev. John S. Terry, pastor, will be celebrant.
Arrangements are by the Jendrzejewski Funeral Home, Wilkes-Barre.
Published in Times Leader on May 9, 2013