Louis Slonina, 73, of Dupont passed away unexpectedly at his home on Tuesday, April 2, 2019. He was born in Dupont on July 3, 1945 and was the son of the late Louis and Stephanie (Godleski) Slonina.
Louis was a member of Nativity of Our Lord Parish Church, Duryea. He was a graduate of St. John The Evangelist High School, Pittston and received his BA in accounting from the University of Scranton. He began his accounting career as a field auditor for Metropolitan Life and retired from Techneglas, Inc. after many years of employment.
Lou proudly served his country with the Marine Corp. Reserves for six years. He was an avid outdoorsmen. He loved skiing, hunting, fishing and golf. He was a longtime member of the Wyoming Valley Ski Club. He skied all over the United States, Canada and Europe. He most enjoyed his fishing trips to the Salmon River. He was a loving brother, uncle, great-uncle and friend and will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.
He is survived by his devoted sister Michalene Slonina Lyons of Dupont. He is also survived by his nephews that he helped their mother raise since they were young boys after their father died, Thomas Lyons and wife Mary Ellen Magich Lyons of Dallas, PA and Dr. Mark Lyons and wife Eileen Farrell Lyons, Moosic, PA; as well as great-nieces and great-nephew Stephanie, Megan, Sarah and Matthew Lyons.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, April 8, 2019 at 12:00pm from Kiesinger Funeral Services, Inc., 255 McAlpine St., Duryea with a mass of Christian burial at 12:30pm at Nativity of Our Lord Parish Church, 127 Stephenson St., Duryea with Fr. John Polednak officiating. Friends may call on Sunday evening, April 7th from 6pm to 8pm. Interment will be held at a later date at Sacred Heart of Jesus Cemetery, Dupont.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in Lou’s name to a charity of the donor’s choice.