Michael N. Gerakoui

Michael N. Gerakoui, 19, of Spring Brook Twp., died Saturday at his home.

Born in Pittsburgh on March 21, 1994, son of Rahim Gerakoui and Judith Kenosky, of Spring Brook Twp., he was a 2012 graduate of North Pocono High School.

Michael was a loving son, grandson, nephew, cousin and friend. Mike's smiling happy face and optimistic outlook will be remembered by all of those who were lucky to have known him. He loved his family and many friends, especially those in Iran, and will be missed by everyone he touched.

Surviving, in addition to his parents, are his paternal grandparents, many aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Stanley and Olivia Kenosky; and an uncle, Karim Gerakoui.

Funeral services and burial will be held at a later date in Iran.

A visitation will be held Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Brian Arthur Strauch Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, 3 First St., Spring Brook Twp., PA 18444.

To leave an online condolence, visit www.strauchfu neralhomes.com.

Funeral Home

Brian Arthur Strauch Funeral Home
Route 690 and First Street Moscow, PA 18444
(570) 842-3098

Published in Scranton Times on Feb. 3, 2014