John A. Moletsky, 62, of the Keyser Valley section of Scranton, died Friday afternoon at Mercy Hospital. He and his wife, Beverly Fazzi Moletsky, celebrated their 41st wedding anniversary on July 12.
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Born in Sturges on June 24, 1948, he was the son of Ann Osif Moletsky, Scranton, and the late John M. Moletsky Sr. He was a 1966 graduate of West Scranton High School and a graduate of Johnson School of Technology. John was the towing manager in the family business of Moletsky's Service Center Inc., West Scranton. He was a member of St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church and its Society of the Faithful. He was an avid fan of both Penn State football and the New York Jets.
He was a loving and good husband, father and son who will be missed by all who knew him.
The family would like to extend its thanks to the Mercy Hospital eighth-floor staff and to Drs. Digwood and Jordan.
Also surviving are two sons, Paul Moletsky and fiancée, Beverly Anuszewski, Scranton; and Brian Moletsky and companion, Chrissy Joyce, Scranton; a brother, Michael Moletsky, and wife, Judy, Clarks Summit; and a sister, Jo Anne Valenches, Scranton; a stepgrandson, Joey Anuszewski; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Vincent and Dolores Fazzi, Scranton; several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. from the Kearney Funeral Home Inc., 125 N. Main Ave., Scranton, with Mass of Christian Burial at 11 in St. Patrick's Church, Jackson Street, Scranton, to be celebrated by the Rev. Peter J. O'Rourke, pastor. Interment will follow in Cathedral Cemetery.
Friends and relatives may call Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society-Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter, 555 North Lane, Suite 5010 Conshohocken, PA 19428. For directions or to send an online condolence, visit www.KearneyFuneralHome.com.
Published in Scranton Times on Sept. 5, 2010