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John S. Wanas

John S. Wanas Obituary

John S. Wanas, 78, of Scott Twp., died on Friday at Allied Services Hospice Center, Scranton. His wife of 52 years is the former Mary Ann Parana.

Born in Peckville, he previously resided in Olyphant. His parents were the late John and Stella Tkazc (Kotch). He was a graduate of Olyphant High School and he served in the United States Navy after graduation. He retired from Scotch Motors, Carbondale, and was a member of Holy Cross Parish at St. Patrick's Church, Olyphant, formerly St. Michael the Archangel.

He is also survived by three daughters, Tina Morgan, Scott Twp.; Diane LeCates and husband, Corey, Delaware; and Lisa Smargiassi and husband, Sean, Scott Twp.; two sons, David Wanas and Pam, Ohio; and Robert Wanas and wife, Marilyn, Florida; nine grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; one brother, Joseph Wanas and wife, Joan, Archbald; and one sister, Elaine Semonich and husband, Stephen, Olyphant; many nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was also preceded in death by an infant son, John; and a grandson, Tyler Morgan.

The Mass and viewing will be held at Holy Cross Parish at St. Patrick's Church, Olyphant, by Monsignor Michael J. Delaney.

Both will be by invitation only. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, masks are required and social distancing will be observed.

For directions or to leave a condolence, visit www.hudak-osheafuneralhome.com.


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