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PHYLLIS ANTOSH


1930 - 2019
PHYLLIS ANTOSH Obituary
Phyllis Antosh of Tunkhannock died on Thursday, Aug. 1 in the Allied Hospice Unit on the Morgan Highway in Scranton. She was born in Woburn, Mass., on Aug. 29, 1930, daughter of the late Harry and Margaret Sick Fassett.

Phyllis moved early in life to Tunkhannock. She resided on Putnam Street at the courthouse square until moving out to Windy Valley Inn in Forkston. After marrying John P. Antosh, they lived at several locations until finally settling at Spruce Street in Tunkhannock.

She was a 1948 graduate of Tunkhannock High School, a member of the Tunkhannock United Methodist Church and its bell choir. She and her late husband John Antosh were the owners and operators of Fassett's department store in Tunkhannock for numerous years.

She enjoyed puzzles, reading, crocheting, knitting and was known for her colorful afghans. Phyllis enjoyed her family and friends, cooking for them on holidays and special occasions.

Preceding her in death, in addition to her husband John, were a son John F. Antosh, daughter Patricia Kowalski and a sister Vivienne Boice Shupp.

Surviving are two sons and two daughters: Steven and wife Karen Antosh of Mehoopany; Harry and wife Wendy Antosh of Dalton; Catherine and husband Paul Wendoloski of Clarks Summit; and Micheline and husband Robert MacDonald of Cincinnati, Ohio. Also, son-in-law Gary Kowalski of Charlotte N.C., nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Aug. 10 at noon from the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home, 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock with Pastor John Buxton. Interment will be in Sunnyside Cemetery. Friends will be received at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.

Those who wish may make charitable contributions to the in her name.

Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting the funeral home website.
Published in The Wyoming County Examiner on Aug. 7, 2019
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