Citizens' Voice from Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania on January 18, 2008 · T16
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Citizens' Voice from Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania · T16

Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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Friday, January 18, 2008
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Joseph Prula January 1 6, 2008 Joseph Prula of West Pittston passed away Wednesday at home, surrounded by his family He was the husband of Anita Latona Prula, his wife of 49 years. Born on Nov. 5, 1926, in Swoyersville, he was the son of the late Charles and Mary Albano Prula. He attended Swoyers ville High School. He was employed by Knarr as a machinist and Pagnotti's Industry He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and achieved Genevieve Davis December 27, 2007 Genevieve Brennan Davis, 87, a resident of Havertown for 56 years, died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2007. Born in Plymouth, she was a daughter of Genevieve Todd and James A. Brennan. Mrs. Davis married William C. Davis, Wilkes-Barre, in 1946 upon his return from military service. In 1951, they settled in Havertown and were married until 1964, when Mr. Davis passed away Surviving are children, Genevieve Shapiro, Gwendolyn Tierney William C. Davis Jr. and Lawrence P. Davis; five grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her sisters, Lillian Davis, Louise Nicholas, Ann Wagner and Ellen Brennan; and brother, James A. Brennan. Memorial contributions may be made to the Genevieve Todd Brennan Memorial Scholarship Fund at Wilkes University 84 W South St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766. Mass set for Joseph A. Kashuba A Memorial Funeral Mass for Joseph A. Kashuba, 70, of Hughestown, who died Jan. 10, will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Memorial Street, Exeter. Interment will be held in St. Casimir's Cemetery Pittston. There will be no public calling hours. Arrangements are by Kizis-Lokuta Funeral Home, 134 Church St., Pittston. 0 Additional Obituaries appear on pages 30-33. the rank of seaman, serving on the cruiser Portsmouth. Surviving are his sons, Charles Prula, Exeter; and Joseph Prula, Exeter. Preceding him in death were a brother, Steven; sisters, Nellie Zambito, Theresa Barbose and Angie Prula. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 9 a.m. from Gra-ziano Funeral Home Inc., Pittston Bypass, Pittston Township, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, West Pittston, with the Rev. Michael Piccola, pastor, as celebrant. Interment will be in St. Nicholas Cemetery, Shaver-town. Friends may call Friday, 5 to 8 p.m. Irene Venturino January 1 6, 2008 Irene Girman Venturino, 79, of Drums, formerly of Pittston, passed away Wednesday at HCR Manorcare, Wilkes-Barre. Born in Pittston, she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Elizabeth Kozak Girman. She was a graduate of the Pittston Hospital School of Nursing. She was a registered nurse. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph; and sisters, Margaret Fedorchak and Eleanor Malenda. Surviving are her brothers, Joseph Girman; Bernie Girman and his wife, Beatrice; nieces and nephews. The funeral will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. from Bernard J. Piontek Funeral Home Inc., 204 Main St., Duryea, with Mass at 10:30 a.m. in St. Michael Byzantine Catholic Church, Pittston. Interment will be in the parish cemetery Pittston. Friends may call Saturday, 9 to 10 a.m. OBITUARY SUBMISSION POLICY The e-mail address for The Citizens' Voice obituaries and photos is obitscitizensvoice. com. Please include the word "obituary" in the subject line of e-mails. The deadline to submit obituaries is 8:30 p.m. Holiday hours may change. Funeral directors should call the obituary desk at 821-2100 to confirm receipt of their e-mails. . , i -' C- ' Mill KF-RIIRRF students at Hoy Redeemer High School in Wilkes-Barre donated toys VVILIXLU UHIIIIL and monetary contributions in December. The drive was organized by Chet Hine and resulted in the donation of dozens of new toys for underprivileged children in the area. Kneeling is Laura Panzitta. Standing, from left, are James Redington, principal; Colleen Leahigh, Tyler Wall, Amanda Vayda, Chet Hine, James Dougherty and Jeff Janiczek. -.1 P iVl r, icZi. V

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