Mr. Leo A. Dushko, 89, of the Crossin Towers, Duryea, passed away Friday, April 29, 2016.
Born in Taylor, he was the son of the late John and Constance String Dushko. He attended Old Forge Schools. He was formerly employed by the former Butler Silk Mill, Old Forge and retired from American Silk, Plains.
He was a member of Holy Mother of Sorrows Polish National Catholic Church, Dupont.
He lived for his granddaughter, Heather, who was the light of his life. He was an avid Boston Red Sox fan.
He was preceded in death by his wife the former Mary Vanko, who passed away on September 12, 2007, brothers, Adam, John, Walter, Joseph, and Francis and sisters, infant Mary, Sophie Dorula, Ethel Nosal and Ann Coolbaugh.
Daughter, Kathy Marsico and her husband, Thomas, of Duryea
Granddaughter, Heather Marsico of Duryea
Sister in law, Wanda Dushko of Scranton
Sister in law, Sally Dushko of Old Forge
Sister in law, Eleanor Guntkowski of Duryea
Brother in law, John Vanko of Duryea
Nieces and nephews
Funeral will be held on Wednesday, May 4, 2016, at 9:30 am from the Bernard J. Piontek Funeral Home Inc., 204 Main Street, Duryea with Mass at 10:00 am in Holy Mother of Sorrows Polish National Catholic Church, 212 Wyoming Ave., Dupont with the Very Rev. Zbigniew Dawid officiating. Interment will be in SS Peter and Paul Cemetery, Duryea. A viewing will be held on Tuesday from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the funeral home. To leave the family an online condolence, please visit the funeral home website, www.piontekfuneralhome.com.
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I had the pleasure of being Mr. Dushkos nurse at Riverside Rehabilitation Center. What a pleasure he was. He will be greatly missed in the facility. Rest in Peace Mr. Leo.Pam (about 4 years ago)
Leo you were a kind and gentle man. May you rest in peace.Roxanne (about 4 years ago)
Kathy sorry about your lose. I remember talking to him and John . He was always friendly and nice to me and my family. May he rest in peace.mary vassell (about 4 years ago)
Rest in peace Uncle Leo.Mike and Ann Salamon (about 4 years ago)
Rest in Peace Uncle Leo. You were a very sweet man. Now you are in Heaven with all your brothers and sisters. May you rest in peace. Love from your neice ConnieConstance Dorula (about 4 years ago)
Kathy & Tom: So sorry to hear about Leo. He is now with Dukie & they are having a great time.Ann Dommes (about 4 years ago)