Andrew Ewonishon

Andrew Ewonishon, 60, of Union Dale, died Monday at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton. His wife is the former Alice Fino.

Born in Carbondale, son of the late Andrew and Mary Cerra Ewonishon, he was a graduate of Scranton Prep. He earned his bachelor's and master's degrees in physics from the University of Scranton. Andrew worked at Carbondale Area High School's A.V. Department before taking a position at King's College, Wilkes-Barre. He started out in media services and, at the time of his death, he was project manager for the IITS Division. Andrew was employed at King's College for 32 years. He was also co-owner and operated Stalene, an A.V. repair business in Olyphant. He also published text books on television and VCR (including beta max) repair. In his younger days, he was an avid bowler and was active with the Boy Scouts of America in the area and its Merit Badge College held annually at King's College. He was treasurer of the Lowe Lake Association for many years.

He and his wife loved their life, enjoyed working on projects around their home and collaborated on many academic projects as well. They enjoyed spending time with their children and extended family and friends.

Also surviving are sons, Keith Ewonishon; and Jonathon Ewonishon and fiancée, Kara Chipalowsky; stepdaughter, Christina Judith Kolmansperger; stepson, Joseph Kolmansperger; a sister, Ann Marie Machek and husband, Joseph; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Michael and Judith Fino; sisters-in-law, Mary Sue and husband, Conrad Szumski; Dr. Marsha Fino and husband, Dr. Ronald Lobo; Mary Patricia and husband, Roger Belles; his first wife, Kathryn Ewonishon; a grandson, Collin Kolmansperger; nephews, John Michael and Gregory Wilcha, Kevin and Eric Scotch, Jonathan Gilpin, Michael Wolak, Karol Szumski and Adam Lobo; nieces, Mary Beth Magnot, Alexandria Szumski and Lauren Lobo; aunts, cousins and many friends.

The funeral will be Friday from the Lawrence A. Gabriel Funeral Home, 74 N. Main St., Carbondale, with Mass at 9:30 a.m. in St. Rose of Lima Church, Carbondale, with interment in the West Pittston Cemetery.

Friends may call Thursday, 4 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family ask that donations be made to King's College.

Funeral Home

Lawrence A. Gabriel Funeral Home
74 N Main St Carbondale, PA 18407
(570) 282-1219

Published in Scranton Times on Aug. 21, 2013