Mark Edward Filarsky, 59, of Scott Twp., passed away peacefully surrounded by family on June 3, 2021, at Regional Hospital of Scranton.
Born in Throop on Sept. 19, 1961, he was the son of the late Herbert Edward and Lorraine (Zgardowski) Filarsky. Mark joined the United States Air Force after graduating from Mid Valley High School and served his country as a military police officer. After his discharge he served as a Pennsylvania State Police officer for 22 years and retired as a corporal from Troop R Gibson. After retirement he worked as a security analyst for Peoples Bank in Scranton.
Mark had a love and appreciation for the outdoors and service to his community. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and a die-hard Eagles fan. He was a member of B Flight 50th SPS, Hahn Germany, NRA and North American Hunting Club.
He is survived by his wife, Kim (Belcher) Filarsky, of Scott Twp.; a son, Alex Filarsky, Clarks Summit; stepson, David Belcher, Wilkes-Barre; a brother, Robert Filarsky and wife, Pamela, of Scott Twp.; a sister, Joanne Stephens Filarsky and wife, Debbie Boyle, of Bradenton, Florida; nephews, Bob and Bryan Filarsky; aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was predeceased by nephew, Robby Stephens.
A walk-through viewing will be held at John F. Glinsky Funeral Home Inc., 445 Sanderson St., Throop, Monday, June 14, from 6 to 8 p.m. A military service will be held at the Dunmore Cemetery on June 15 at 10 a.m. Those wishing to attend the service should go directly to the cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Griffin Pond Animal Shelter, South Abington Twp., in his name.