John J. Kosisky Sr., of Main Street, Inkerman, and Main Street, Port Griffith, both sections of Jenkins Township, died Monday [December 18, 2000] at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.
Born in Port Griffith, he was a son of the late Andrew and Catherine (Bancas) Kosisky. He attended the Jenkins Township School. He worked in the garment industry. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and served in the Pacific. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Church, Pittston.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, Andrew, Peter and Joseph; and sisters, Helen and Mary.
Surviving are his wife of 56 years, the former Cecilia Vitanovitz, West Pittston; children, Mary Kosisky, John, Jr. and Daniel, all of Inkerman; Paul, Dallas; and Deborah, Dupont; eight grandchildren; brother, George, Sebastopol section of Jenkins Township; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday from the Adonizio Funeral Home, 251 William St., Pittston, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Church. Burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Carverton section of Kingston Township. The viewing will be from 7 to 9 p.m. this evening.