Albert J. Gosser

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JENKINS TWP. — Albert J. Gosser, 86, of Port Blanchard, Jenkins Township, passed away Monday, June 11, 2018, at Wesley Village, Pittston.

Born Oct. 5, 1931, in Duryea, Albert was the son of the late Albert and Pauline Brecelnik Gosser.

A United States Army veteran, Albert honorably served his country during the Korean War.

Albert worked for the Erie, Erie Lackawanna and Conrail railroads before retiring from the Tobyhanna Army Depot.

He was a member of St. John the Evangelist Church, Pittston.

Albert enjoyed hunting, fishing and bowling. He was a member of the Duryea Hunting and Fishing Club and an original member of the Pine Flats Hunting Club.

He was an avid sports fan and his favorite teams were the Yankees, Pittsburgh Steelers and the North Carolina Tar Heels.

In addition to his parents, Albert was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Bernadine Pavlica Gosser.

Surviving are his son, David Gosser, and his wife, Deanna, of Jenkins Township; grandsons Zachary and Jeremy Sr. and his wife, Jolene; great-grandson Jeremy Jr.; sister Beverly Manganello and her husband, Charles, of Dallas; sister-in-law Linda Pavlica, of Sweet Valley; and several nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank the staff of Wesley Village and Compassionate Care Hospice for the loving care they provided.

Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Friday from Bednarski Funeral Home, 168 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. John the Evangelist Church, 35 William St., Pittston. Interment will follow in St. John the Baptist Cemetery, Schooley Street, Exeter.

Military honors will be accorded by the AMVETS Honor Guard of Greater Pittston.

Family and friends may call 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

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Joseph Bednarski Funeral Home
168 Wyoming Ave
Wyoming, PA 18644
(570) 693-3851
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Published in Times Leader from June 12 to June 13, 2018
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