Charles P. Stefanoski


First Posted: 1/13/2013

Charles P. Stefanoski, of Hamilton Street, West Wyoming, passed away Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.

He was born in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 9, son of the late Peter and Anna Ochman Stefanoski.

He was a graduate of Marymount High School, class of 1948. He attended Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science, graduating in 1953.

Charles was formerly employed as a regional manager at CIBA-GEIGY Pharmaceuticals for 40 years. Following his retirement, he was employed as a registered pharmacist at Redicka’s Pharmacy in Dupont for 15 years.

He was a pilot and member of the Anthracite Flying Club. He was also a past member of the Fox Hill Country Club. He was a member of St. Monica’s Parish in West Wyoming.

Preceding him in death, in addition to his parents, was his brother, Stanley.

Surviving are his wife, the former Eleanor Obuhoski, with whom he celebrated 59 years of marriage; daughter, Karen Koretz, and her husband, Leo, Nanticoke; sons, Thomas and his wife, Beth, of Swoyersville, and Gerald and his wife, Dorothy, of Hanover Township; five grandchildren; sisters, MaryLou, Helena and Elaine.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at Our Lady of Sorrows Church of St. Monica’s Parish, 363 W. Eighth St, West Wyoming. Interment was in St. Mary’s Maternity Cemetery, West Wyoming.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Kitchen, 39 E. Jackson St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701.

Funeral arrangements are by Bednarski Funeral Home, 168 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming.

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