Francis Kuna

Obituary of Francis J. Kuna

Francis J. Kuna, Sr., 72, of Carbondale, PA, died Saturday, August 3, 2019 at Allied Services Skilled Nursing Center, Scranton, PA. His wife of 49 years is the former Jeanette M. Skasko. They were married April 11, 1970.

Born August 16, 1946 in Carbondale, PA, he was the son of the late Peter and Amelia Washeleski Kuna and Adella Kuna.

Frank was a 1964 graduate of St. Rose High School, Carbondale, and a 1966 graduate of Johnson Technical School, Scranton, where he earned a degree in drafting and design. Prior to his retirement, he worked for 37 years for Gentex Corporation, Simpson. He was a very accomplished designer earning multiple patents used on military helmets.

Frank had a wonderful sense of humor making the best out of any situation. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing, painting and camping. He and his wife visited their camping site often at Shore Forest Campground, Hop Bottom. He enjoyed music and helping his grandchildren with their homework. He was a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, Carbondale.

The family would like to thank Dr. Neil M. Davis and staff and the staff at DaVita Dialysis for all of their kind help and support to Frank over the past several years.

He is survived by four children: Francis Kuna, Jr. and wife, Kimberly of Goodyear, AZ, Stephen Kuna of Carbondale, PA, Robert Kuna and wife, Tiffaney of Mesa, AZ and Amanda Kuna of Carbondale, PA; four grandchildren: Gavin Heenan, Keagan Kuna and Macey and Hannah Kuna; two sisters: Audrey Kuna and wife, Suzane Pitsch of Orlando, FL and Carol Blair and husband, Bob of Briarcliff Manor, NY; one brother: Mark Kuna and wife, Anne of Allentown, PA; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one brother: Fredrick Kuna.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. from Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 15 Fallbrook Street, Carbondale, celebrated by Rev. Seth Wasnak, assistant pastor. Interment followed at Canaan Corners Cemetery, Waymart, PA.

Palbearers: Francis Kuna, Jr., Robert Kuna, Bob Blair, Jeffrey Blair, Mike Goerlitz and Jay Skasko.

Friends called Wednesday, August 7, 2019 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the church.

Arrangements were under the care of the Carmine J. & Louis C. Parise Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Carbondale, PA.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations were sent to Gift of Life Donor Program, 401 North 3rd Street, Philadelphia PA 19123.

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11:30 am
Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Our Lady Of Mount Carmel Church
15 Fallbrook Street
Carbondale, Pennsylvania, United States
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