Dale Howard France, of Pittston, passed away Sunday in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township.
Born in Pittston, Nov. 22, 1942, a son of the late Walter and Louise France. He attended Falls School District. Prior to his retirement, he was employed by Cascade Tissue, Ransom and Suscon. Dale was a U.S. Army
veteran serving during the Veteran War.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Sharon Wrubleski France, 2003; brother Walter Cooker France.
He is survived by daughter: Rose Zielinski and husband John, Old Forge; Holly France, Pittston; son Dwayne France and wife Tanya, Weatherly; brothers Gerald "Red" France, Pittston; Howard France, Pittston; grandchildren John and Katelyn Zielinski; great-granddaughter Savannah Lynn.
The family would like to thank Dr. Mallik, Dr. Levchuk and the Nursing Staff of the Dialysis Unit of Veterans Administration Hospital, Wilkes Barre for their kind and compassionate care.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Howell-Lussi Funeral Home. 509 Wyoming Ave.,West Pittston. John Wrubleski, brother in law, will officiate. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. Interment will be in Mountain View Cemetery, Harding.