Mr. James J. Barborek Sr., 83, formerly of Pittston and Ransom, passed away on Saturday, March 17, 2018, at Lackawanna Health and Rehabilitation Center, Oylphant where he resided for the past three and a half years.
Born in Russellville, Arkansas, he was the son of the late Henry and Julia Prochazka Barborek. He graduated high school in Charleston, Missouri. He served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. For 42 years, James was employed by the former Celotex Corporation, Harding.
James enjoyed going fishing with his son, John.
James was preceded in death by his first wife, the former Catherine A. Homschek, his second wife, the former Evelyn Conden Salvo, brother, Henry Barborek, and two sisters, Bessie Moorie and Rosie Jones.
Son, John Barborek and his fiancee, Karina Singer, of Clark Summit
Daughter, Lori Perrego of Pittston
Son, James Barborek Jr. and his wife, Lisa, of Haggerstown, Maryland
Stepson, Robert Salvo and his wife, Donna, of Exeter
Stepdaughter, Linda Salvo of Exeter
Stepdaughter, Denise Spoon and her husband, Michael, of Wyoming
6 great grandchildren
Brother, Tony Barborek of Missouri
Sister, Emma Goolsby of Oregon
Sister, Mary Myers of Illinois
Nieces and nephews
Funeral will be held on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, at 9:00 am from the Bernard J. Piontek Funeral Home Inc., 204 Main Street, Duryea with the Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 am in Holy Rosary Church, 127 Stephenson Street, Duryea. Interment will be in Marcy Cemetery, Duryea. A viewing will held on Monday evening from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. To leave an online for James's family, please visit the the funeral home website, www.piontekfuneralhome.com.
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Very sorry to hear about Jims passing away. He was a fine gentlemen with a great sense of humor....my sympathy to the family.Ken Hoskins (about 1 year ago)
I am so sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family.Michele (Callahan) Gorto (about 1 year ago)
I’m so very sorry to hear about your dads passing. Due to work obligations I won’t be able to attend services, but please know my thoughts houghts and prayers are with you. Love, MonaMona Sickler (about 1 year ago)
Dear Lori & Family, So sorry to hear about your Dad's passing away. He was always such a nice man. Man he rest in peace. Prayers to all.Mrs. Mary Esther Terruso (about 1 year ago)
Dear John.My deepest sympathy to you and your family. You are in my thoughts.Edward Winn jr. (about 1 year ago)