Joseph Thomas Enku- lenko, CRT, 46, a resident of Gouldsboro for the past 20 years, died Saturday at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton. His wife of 25 years is the former Kathleen Rose Hartmann.
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Born in Scranton, son of the late William and Theresa Koytak Enkulenko, he was a graduate of Bishop Hannan High School. After graduating from Luzerne Community College, he became a certified respiratory practitioner and later earned a Bachelor of Political Science from East Stroudsburg University. He worked at several hospitals, including 15 years with Hackettstown Community Hospital and the last 5 years with Wayne Memorial Hospital. He also was an EMT with Cottage Hose Company Mobile 9.
He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. Joseph was an avid Green Bay Packers fan, greatly enjoyed Pink Floyd and would always be up for a talk about logic or philosophy. He was an avid reader of newspapers and books and would often listen to the police scanner radio.
Also surviving are three daughters, Brenda Orlowski Antidormi and husband, Jason, Jessup; Amanda and Nichole Enkulenko, Gouldsboro; a brother, Thomas Enkulenko and wife, Mary Jo, Elmhurst; two grandsons, Jakob and Luke Antidormi; two nephews, Will and Brian Enkulenko; several aunts, uncles, and cousins.
A memorial Mass will be celebrated Friday at 10 a.m. at St. Catherine of Siena Church, Church Street, Moscow, by the Rev. Robert Simon, pastor.
Arrangements by Brian Arthur Strauch Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 3 First St., Spring Brook Twp., PA 18444. To leave an online condolence visit www.strauchfuneralhomes.com.
Published in Scranton Times on May 15, 2012