Mr. Joseph G. Manik, of Old Forge, passed away Friday, June 1, 2018, at St. Luke's Villa, Wilkes-Barre.
Born in Larksville, he was the son of the late John and Anna Krankota Manik. Joseph was a graduate of St. Vincent's High School and Wilkes-Barre Business College. He served in the United States Coast Guard during the Korean War. For many years, Joseph was employed as a hotel/restaurant manager at Pocono Manor and Convention Hall, later retiring from Stabler Construction Company/State Aggregates, Harrisburg as a safety officer.
Joseph was preceded in death by brothers, Martin, John and Thomas Manik and sisters, Mildred Miko and Anna Zavislak.
Surviving are his wife, the former Clara Lisowski.
Son, Joseph Manik of Maryland
The family would like to thank Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, the VA Medical Center and especially St. Luke's Villa for all the care and compassion that was shown to Joseph and his family throughout his illness.
Funeral services and interment were held on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at Holy Trinity Cemetery, Nanticoke. Per Joseph's wishes, services and interment were private. Funeral arrangements are by the Bernard J. Piontek Funeral Home Inc., 204 Main Street, Duryea. To leave an online condolence for Joseph's family, please visit the funeral home website, www.piontekfuneralhome.com. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to St. Luke's Villa, 80 East Northampton Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701.
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Clara and Joseph, We're thinking of you both at this very sad time, but Joe's suffering is over and he is at Peace in the Arms of Our Lord ..Growing up with Joe in Larksville are one of my fondest memories that I will treasure forever..Extending our sincere sympathy and friendship.. Jack ScottJack and Mary Jo Scott (2 months ago)
Clair and Joe, After a brief recent visit to Oak St, I was saddened to read of Joe's passing. He was a great motivator and very appreciative of others talents. Sneding prayers for God's Loving Peace and Guidance through these difficult days and beyond.Stanley S Nazarchuk (2 months ago)