Joseph J. Gromala, 61, of Jenkins Township, passed away on Thursday, May 2, 2013, at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.
Born in Dupont on Sept. 7, 1951, he was a son of the late Joseph and Lillian Duba Gromala.
A graduate of Pittston Area High School, Class of 1969, he was formerly employed by Techneglas and recently by Sandvik Steel, South Abington Township.
An avid sportsman, he was a member of the Elm Street Sportsman Club, Dupont.
Surviving are his wife, JoAnn Hrab Gromala; sons, Stephen, Jenkins Township, and Joseph, at home; brother, John Gromala, Pittston Township; sisters, Catherine Sweeney, Norristown; Mary Walsh, Duryea, and Donna Bartosiewicz, Avoca; nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held on Monday at 9:30 a.m. from the Kizis-Lokuta Funeral Home, 134 Church St., Pittston. Divine Liturgy will be celebrated by Father Joseph Bertha at 10 a.m. in St. Michael's Byzantine Catholic Church, North Main Street, Pittston. Interment will be in the parish cemetery, Pittston. Friends and family may call at the funeral home on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Parastas service will be at 7 p.m.