Gerald "Hucky" V. Molitoris, 75, of Nanticoke, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, April 23, 2013.
He was born in Wilkes Barre on June 14, 1937, a son of the late John V. and Agnes (Kozak) Molitoris. He was a 1955 graduate of Coughlin High School and attended King's College.
He served in the U. S. Army from 1955 to 1958 and received an honorable discharge.
He worked as a draftsman for Bendix Aviation, Teterboro, N.J.; Air Products and Chemicals, Trexlertown, Pa., and retired from Babcock and Wilcox Co., Scranton, where he worked as a technical designer.
Mr. Molitoris was a member of St. Faustina Kowalska Parish, formerly St. Mary's Church, Nanticoke, and its Holy Name Society. He was also a member of the Wyoming Valley and Scranton Catholic Layman's Retreat Leagues, team member for the Bishop's Annual Appeal, national director for the Polish Falcons of America, past president of District VII and vice president of Nest 91, Nanticoke. He was also a Legion of Honor recipient, a member of the Nanticoke Taxpayers Association and a 50-plus-year member of the Slovak Catholic Sokol.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 39 years, Marie E. (Brenner) Molitoris; infant son, James; brothers, John, David and Thomas; and sister, Mary G. Everett.
Surviving are his son, Gerald J., Swoyersville; daughter, Maureen Peters and her husband, David, Camp Hill; grandsons, Evan and Steven Peters; special cousin, Mary Ellen Golonski, Yonkers, N.Y.; and cousins, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday from the Earl W. Lohman Funeral Home Inc., 14 W. Green St., Nanticoke, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Faustina Kowalska Parish, at the St. Mary's Czestochowa Church site, 1030 S. Hanover St., Nanticoke, with the Rev. James Nash as celebrant. Interment will follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Dallas. Family and friends may call Saturday from 8 a.m. until time of service.
Published in Times Leader on Apr. 24, 2013