Obituary

Joseph Leonard "Mud" Domanski

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October 23, 2009

Joseph Leonard "Mud" Domanski, of Sugar Notch, passed away early Friday morning at Hospice Community Care, Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre, after losing a courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Wilkes-Barre on October 20, 1964. He was a son of Leonard J. Domanski and the late Margaret E. (Richards) Domanski. Joey was employed as a roofer for Pinnacle Roofing and Sheet Metal Inc. for 15 years. He was an avid Steelers fan, hunter, fisherman and avid all-around outdoorsman. He was a member of the Ashley Trout Stocking Association, Sons of the American Legion Post 673 and a social member of the Catholic War Vets, Post 274, and the Wilkes-Barre Republic Club. He was preceded in death by his brother, Merle "Butch" Schafer. Joey was a very loving brother to his sisters, Margaret McKeown, Helen Wheeler and brother-in-law, Patrick Krasucki; a loving uncle to Gilbert Wheeler Jr., Kevin Wheeler, Shawn McKeown, Brian Bath, Kelly Rhodes and Amie Osburn. Joe leaves behind his loving fiancée, Diane "Dee" Flannery. He will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him. A blessing service for Joseph will be held on Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the George A. Strish Inc. Funeral Home, 105 North Main Street, Ashley, with the Rev. Thomas O'Malley officiating. Interment will follow in Oak Lawn Cemetery, Hanover Township. Relatives and friends may call on Monday, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., and again on Tuesday, from 9 a.m. until time of service at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to "the Joe Domanski Recovery Fund" at Choice One Federal Credit Union, 101 Hazle Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702.

Published in Times Leader on Oct. 25, 2009