Helen A. Stankoski
October 07, 2018

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Mrs. Helen A. Stankoski, 87, of Old Forge, passed away Sunday, October 7, 2018 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Wilkes-Barre.

Born in Kingston, she was the daughter of the late Felix and Mary Koleski Kotarski. Helen was a graduate of Kingston High School.

She was a member of Nativity of Our Lord Parish, Duryea.

Helen was a loving mother and grandmother who enjoyed spending time with her family.

Helen was preceded in death by her husband, Vincent F. Stankoski, who passed away on July 22, 1999, brothers, Joseph, Peter, Felix, Stanley, John and Ted.

Surviving are:
Son, Vincent Stankoski of Allentown
Daughter, Karen Black and her husband, John, of Uniontown, Ohio
Daughter, Marion Stankoski of Moosic
Daughter, Dianne Wilson of Hellertown
Son, Robert Stankoski of Old Forge
Daughter, Susan Burks and her husband, Clint, of Paoli

Emily Stankoski
Molly Stankoski
Tyler Wilson
Meghan Wilson
John Black
Susan Black
Erin Black
Jillian Burks
Katelyn Burks

Sister, Mary Sisky of Pringle
Nieces and nephews

Funeral will be held on Thursday, October 11, 2018, at 11:00 am from the Bernard J. Piontek Funeral Home Inc., 204 Main Street, Duryea with the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30 am in Holy Rosary Church, 127 Stephenson Street, Duryea. Interment will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Duryea. A viewing will be held on Wednesday from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the funeral home. If desired, memorial contributions may be made in Helen's name to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. To leave an online condolence for Helen's family, please visit the funeral home website, www.piontekfuneralhome.com.


Guestbook Entries

Our deepest condolences to the whole family.

Tom and Lori Poplaski (7 months ago)

My deepest condolences , your mom was such a lovely lady. I’m so sorry for your loss,

Wanda Andreoli (7 months ago)

So sorry to hear Mare, may she Rest In Peace. Thoughts and prayers are with your entire family.

Bill McCormack (7 months ago)

My deepest condolences to Marion, Susie, Rob and the entire Stankoski family. You are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Jill McCormack (7 months ago)

Helen was such a great lady...always welcomed me into her home...thanks for giving me my bestest friend...fly high!

Paula kashuba (7 months ago)

She was such a great woman..always felt so welcome in her home..and tons of laughs!!..rest in peace Helen thank u for giving me my bestest friend sue..xo

Paula goosey kashuba (7 months ago)

Dear Stankoski Family, I am very sorry for your loss. I had the pleasure of Getting to know Helen when I would visit my Dad at OFM. My Thoughts and Prayers are with all of you

(7 months ago)

Dear Stankoski Family. I am very sorry or your loss. Helen was a very sweet woman, who I got the pleasure of knowing when I would visit my Dad at OFM. My Thoughts and Prayers are with all of you at this time

(7 months ago)

Marion please accept my deepest sympathies of your moms passing. May she Rest In Peace.

Donna Sassi Wartella (7 months ago)

Dear Sue and family- I am so very sorry for your loss. Holding you all in my heart and keeping you in my prayers. Love, Meghan

Meghan McDonough (7 months ago)

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