June Davis Sukus, 90, formerly of Wilkes-Barre, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 2, 2013.
Born in Plymouth, June was a daughter of the late David and Nellie Melvin Davis. She was a graduate of Plymouth High School, class of 1940.
June worked as a waitress for many years at the former Lowe's Restaurant, Wilkes-Barre.
She was an active member of her community. June loved people and everyone who knew her loved her as well. She had a caring and generous heart and was always sure to "leave a seat at the table" during family gatherings and holiday meals, a tradition her children carry on today. She was the deeply loved and highly respected matriarch of her family. June will be deeply missed by her family and many friends.
June was an avid reader and especially loved reading and writing poetry. She was a member of the Jolly Girls Card Club for more than 50 years and a member of the former St. John the Evangelist Church, Wilkes-Barre.
Preceding her in death, in addition to her parents, were her husband, William S. Sukus, and brother, David Davis.
Surviving are her sons, William P. Sukus and his wife, Bonnie, Dallas, Kevin P. Sukus and his companion, Josie Maira, Pittston, Robert D. Sukus, Plains Township, Shawn D. Sukus and his companion, Mary Jane Dulsky, Harding; her daughter, with whom June resided, Debra Kennedy and her companion, Jack Patyak, Plains Township; grandchildren, William J. Sukus, Lisa Marie Sukus, Kristie Vaccaro and Raymond E. Kennedy; great-grandchildren, Karlie, Keira and Kali Kennedy; sister, Helaine Wane, Daytona Beach, Fla.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 7 p.m. Friday at Harold C. Snowdon Funeral Home Inc., 140 N. Main St., Shavertown. The Rev. James J. Paisley, pastor of St. Therese's Church, Shavertown, will officiate. Interment will be made in Chapel Lawn Memorial Park, Dallas. Friends may call 5 p.m. until services.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Verve Vertu Art Center, 47 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701.
Published in Times Leader on July 3, 2013
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