Henry Slusarczyk, 90, of Avoca, passed away on Saturday July 6, 2019 at the Residential Hospice Center, Wilkes-Barre. He was born in Avoca on August 1st, 1928 and was the son of the late Frank and Mary (Portarek) Slusarczyk.
Henry was a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Dupont and its Holy Name Society. He was educated in Avoca Public Schools. Henry was employed as a manager at Schott Glass in Duryea for many years and then worked for Techneglas where he retired. He was an avid outdoorsman that enjoyed fishing and golf. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and friend and will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Clorinda (Fiorini) Slusarczyk, who died June 23rd, 2017 and his son Henry, Jr. who died November 30, 1982.
He is survived by his son Edward and his wife Patricia, of Drums, granddaughter Kayla Slusarczyk and fiancé Matthew Sims of Weatherly, his great-granddaughter Alexandria Sims of Weatherly, and sister Jean McCloskey, of Florida. Also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews.
Henry’s family would like to thank the nurses and staff at the Residential Hospice Center and also the Smith Personal Care Home in Mountaintop, PA, where he briefly resided, for their excellent care and compassion.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, July 11th at 9:30am from Kiesinger Funeral Services, Inc., 255 McAlpine St., Duryea with a mass of Christian Burial at 10:00am at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 215 Lackawanna Ave., Dupont with Fr. Thomas Petro officiating. Friends may call on Wednesday, July 10th from 4-7pm. Interment will be held at the parish cemetery.