James J. Barborek Sr.
March 17, 2018


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.

Surviving are:

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

12 grandchildren

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.


Guestbook Entries

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 (over 2 years ago)

I am so sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family.

Michele (Callahan) Gorto (over 2 years 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, Mona

Mona Sickler (over 2 years 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 (over 2 years ago)

Dear John.My deepest sympathy to you and your family. You are in my thoughts.

Edward Winn jr. (over 2 years ago)

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