Frank J. Kaminski

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September 13, 2012

Frank J. Kaminski, 82, of Plains Township, passed away Thursday evening, September 13, 2012, surrounded by his family with the support of staff from Erwine Hospice Inc.

He was born in Dupont on December 21, 1929, son to the late Michael and Anna Lentowski Kaminski. He was one of six brothers who owned and operated Kaminski Brothers Inc.

He was an Army veteran of the Korean War with several commendations. In his past time, Frank would enjoy trout fishing in the Poconos, as well as enjoying his daily coffee at the McDonald's Kidder Street location. Frank was an avid Philadelphia Eagles Football and Phillies Baseball fan. Frank was also devoted to his job as a drag line operator.

He was preceded in death by brothers, John, George, Michael and Ted Kaminski; Walter and Joseph Kozak; and sister Mary Goula.

Frank is survived by his wife, the former Helen Lulis, formerly of Plymouth Township. They would have celebrated 54 years of marriage on October 25, 2012. Also surviving are his daughters, Sharon Kaminski, Plains Township; Patricia Mark and her husband, Alex, Pittston Township; two grandsons, Andrew and Lucas, Pittston Township; sisters, Helen David, Irene Kielb; and a brother, Edward Kaminski Sr., all of Pittston Township.

The funeral will be held on Monday, at 9 a.m. from the Mark V. Yanaitis Funeral Home, 55 Stark St., Plains Township, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in Ss. Peter and Paul Church, Plains Township. Interment will be in Saint Mary's Nativity Cemetery, Plymouth. Friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, Frank's family asks that memorial donations are made to the SS. Peter and Paul Church, 13 Hudson Road, Plains Township, 18705, or the Ronald McDonald House, P.O. Box 300, Danville, PA, 17821.


Published in Times Leader on Sept. 15, 2012
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