Frank E. Kishel Jr.

Frank E. Kishel Jr., 71, of Scranton, died Tuesday at the VNA Hospice Unit at Geisinger Community Medical Center. His wife of 47 years is Nancy Kansavage Kishel.

Born in Taylor, he was the son of the late Frank and Agnes Gall Kishel.

A graduate of North Pocono High School, he was a Marine Corps Vietnam era veteran, attended Mary, Mother of God Parish, retired as a glazer for Anthracite Plate Glass and was a member of the Painters and Glazers Union Local 216.

Frank was a loving husband, father, father-in-law, brother and poppy who lived for and adored his grandchildren.

Also surviving are a son, Mark F. Kishel and fiancée, Anita Segilia, Moscow; a daughter, Jacqueline Monahan and husband, Pa. National Guard Lt. Col. Patrick Monahan, Spring Brook Twp.; two grandchildren, Patrick and Maura Monahan; three sisters, Mary Ann Hoffman, Spring Brook; Diane Gorba, Reading; and Cynthia Klemick, Dupont; two brothers, Joseph and John Kishel, Spring Brook Twp.; nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was also preceded in death by a granddaughter, Meghan Monahan; two sisters, Elaine Kishel and Carol O'Hara; and a brother, Roger Kishel.

A memorial Mass will be celebrated Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. in Mary, Mother of God Parish at Holy Rosary Church.

Inurnment will follow with military honors at Fairview Memorial Park, Elmhurst Twp.

There are no calling hours. Arrangements conducted by the Edward J. Chomko Funeral Home & Cremation Services, West Scranton. Condolences: www.chomkofuneralhome.com

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Published in Scranton Times on June 8, 2014