Jan Boczniewicz, 85, of Dalton, died Monday at Geisinger Community Medical Center. He was the husband of the former Kathleen Duffy for 30 years.
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Born Feb. 28, 1927, in Krakow, Poland, son of the late Andrey and Anna Kalinak Boczniewicz, he lived in Dalton since 1951, having moved from Krakow. He was educated in Poland and before retirement, he was employed by Inter-State Safety, Clarks Summit and Glenburn. He was a former member of the Transfiguration Byzantine Church, Glenburn.
He was a devoted husband and loving stepfather and grandfather.
Also surviving are a stepson, John Joseph Rafferty, Lancaster, Calif.; two stepdaughters, Deborah Ann Bender, Clarks Summit; and Catherine Fraser, Dalton; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Peatro and Demetraus Boczniewicz, both of Poland.
He was also preceded in death by a brother, Walter Boczniewicz.
The funeral will be Friday with services at 11 a.m. in the Jennings-Calvey Funeral and Cremation Services Inc., 111 Colburn Ave., Clarks Summit. Interment will be at the convenience of the family in Hickory Grove Cemetery, Waverly Twp.
The family will receive relatives and friends Friday, 10 to 11. Memorial contributions may be made to the
, Lackawanna Unit, 712 S. Keyser Ave., Taylor, PA 18517. For more information, directions or to send an online condolence, visit www.jennings calvey.com.
Published in Scranton Times on Jan. 23, 2013