Gerald Blaski

Gerald J. Blaski, 72, of Hanover Township, passed away on Friday, March 1, 2013, at the Hospice Community Care, Inpatient Unit, Geisinger South Wilkes Barre. Born on Oct. 23, 1940 in Wilkes Barre, he was the son of Anna Blaski of Hanover Township and the late Joseph Blaski.

He was a graduate of Hanover High School, class of 1958, and a member of St. Robert Bellarmine Parish, Wilkes Barre. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and was a member of the American Legion of Lee Park, Hanover Township.

Prior to his retirement, he was employed at Techneglas Inc., for many years.

Throughout his life, he was an avid sports fan and greatly enjoyed to golf. He also loved camping in his R.V., at Knobels Amusement Resort and many other places.

In addition to his mother, surviving are his companion, Frances (Frankie) Herman; children, Debra Wentz, of Bluffton, Ohio, Stephen Blaski, of Pandora, Ohio, Karl Milcavage and Melanie McAnney; grandchildren, Alex and Abbie Wentz, Jayde Culver, Austin and Allison Blaski, Krystyna Milcavage and Madalyn McAnney; great-grandsons, Aiden and Kamden; and beloved pet dog, Tonya

Funeral will be held on Monday at 9:30 a.m. at the S.J. Grontkowski Funeral Home, 530 W. Main St., Plymouth, followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. Robert Bellarmine Parish, Wilkes Barre. Interment will be in Maple Hill Cemetery, Hanover Township.

Family and friends may call on Monday from 8 a.m. until funeral time at 9:30 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice Community Care, Inpatient Unit, Geisinger South Wilkes Barre, in Gerald's name.

Please visit for directions or to submit online condolences to Gerald's family.

Published in Times Leader on Mar. 3, 2013