John C. Antal
March 26, 2013


Mr. John C. Antal, 81, of Pittston Township, passed away Tuesday evening at his home.

Born in Pittston Township, he was the son of the late John and Frances Leshney Antal. He was a graduate of Pittston Township High School. Prior to his retirement, he was employed by the former Techneglas, Pittston.

He was a member of Queen of the Apostle's Parish, Avoca.

He was an avid outdoors man who loved to hunt and fish.

The family would like to thank Dr. Martin Moran and the staff of Commonwealth Home, Health and Hospice of Northeast Pa., especially his nurses aid, Cathy, and his nurse, Donna.

He was proceeded in death by brothers, Ernest, William, Henry, Chester, Raymond, Gilbert and Ronald, sisters, Alice Renfer, Josephine Renfer, Johanna Cislo and Norma Chmiel and nephew, Kevin Martin.

He and his wife the former Loretta Martin would have celebrated their 53rd wedding anniversary this coming June.

Surviving in addition to his wife are:
Nieces and Nephews
Great Nieces and Great Nephews

Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 30, 2013 at 9:30 A.M. at the Bernard J. Piontek Funeral Home Inc., 204 Main Street, Duryea. The Rev. Phillip J. Sladicka, pastor of Queen of the Apostle's Parish, will officiate. Interment will be in Marcy Cemetery, Duryea. Friends may call Friday from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. To leave the family an online condolence or for further information, please visit our website at

Guestbook Entries

John was a great man who taught us a lot about loving nature. We walked with John to the cabin and I shot my first gun with him. What wonderful memories. May he rest in peace.

Elizabeth and Joseph Mihalka (about 7 years ago)

Dear Loretta, We are all so very sorry to hear about John's passing. He was a good friend and a wonderful person. He will be in our prayers and always remembered for his 'good sense of humor'. Take care of yourself. Love,Christine

Christine (Renfer) Galonis and family (about 7 years ago)

In loving memory of a wonderful man. I will love you and miss you always.

Cathy Kennedy (about 7 years ago)

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