Frank R. Treskolasky

October 2, 2012

Frank R. Treskolasky, 64, of Zion Grove, passed away Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at Lehigh Valley Hospice-Inpatient Unit, Allentown, following a lengthy illness.

Born in Shenandoah, October 22, 1947, he was a son of the late Stanley M. and Loretta (Markosky) Treskolaski, and spent the past 21 years in Zion Grove after moving from McAdoo.

He had been employed as a maintenance mechanic for Consolidated Cigar Company, McAdoo.

Frank was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War, and was a member of the Disabled American Veterans.

He was a member of Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Weston; Citizens Fire Company, Brandonville; Valley Diehards Horseshoe League; and the Ruthless Riders.

Frank enjoyed hunting with his brother Stanley, gardening and spending time with his family and friends.

He was preceded in death, in addition to his parents, by a brother, John.

Surviving are his wife, the former Diane A. Jackson, to whom he has been married the past 18 years and together the past 38; a step-son, Joseph Chernesky, his wife, Crystal, and their children, Jace and Kailey, Brandonville; a brother, Stanley J., and his wife, Melissa, Zion Grove; three sisters, Eleanor Mahmod and her husband, Joseph, Shenandoah; Mary Ann Borusky and her husband, Leonard, Catawissa; Theresa Kline and her husband, Jack, Orwigsburg; 16 nieces; 11 nephews; 11 great-nieces; 11 great-nephews; one great-great-niece; and one great-great-nephew.

His funeral will be held Saturday at 1:30 p.m. from Harman Funeral Homes and Crematory Inc., (West) 1265 Rock Glen Road, Rock Glen. The Rev. Patrick McDowell will officiate the service. Following cremation, interment will be held privately at the convenience of the family. As was Frank's wish, the family encourages casual dress for the services. Friends may call the funeral home Saturday from 11:30 a.m. until the time of service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Lehigh Valley Health Network, Development Department, 2100 Mack Blvd., 6th Floor, Allentown, PA 18105. Please include a note stating your gift is in memory of Frank R. Treskolasky. Online condolences can be entered and more information is available at


Published in Times Leader on Oct. 4, 2012