John J. Kundrat, 84, of Wyoming, passed away Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.
His wife is the former Elizabeth (Betsy) Medvec, with whom he shared 56 years of marriage.
Born May 29, 1929, in Swoyersville, he was the son of the late Andrew and Anna Ondish Kundrat.
He was a graduate of Swoyersville High School.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean conflict. He was employed by the American Can Co. before retiring from Techneglas.
John was a member of St. Frances Cabrini Church in Carverton. He was a member of the American Legion Post 644, Swoyersville, and the Knight of Columbus Assumpta Council 3987, Luzerne.
Some of John's greatest joys were mushroom picking in the woods, tending to his vegetable garden and, most of all, spending time with his family.
He was preceded in death by an infant sister, Ann; and twin brother, Andrew.
Surviving are his wife, the former Elizabeth (Betsy) Medvec; children, Jayne Krispin, Dallas, Deborah Baldygo and her husband, Chris, Shickshinny, John Jr., Wyoming, Lisa Culver and her husband, Michael, Dallas; eight grandchildren, Nicole, Jesse and Joshua Baldygo, Freddy and Suzanne Krispin, A.J. and Amber Frania and Travis Culver; two great- grandchildren, Nathan Dereamer and Jasmyne Kriedler; brother, George Kundrat, Whitehouse Station, N.J.; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Bednarski Funeral Home, 168 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming, with the Rev. James J. Paisley, officiating. Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. at the funeral home.
The family requests flowers be omitted.