Robert Slezak, 52, of Suscon died on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at the Lehigh Valley Burn Center, Allentown after being air- lifted from Geisinger Wyoming Valley Hospital, Wilkes-Barre due to injuries sustained during a fire at his home. He was born in Suscon on May 6th, 1967 and was the son of Bernard Slezak and the late Sandra (Webb) Slezak.
Robert was a graduate of Pittston Area High School. He enjoyed helping his grandfather “Tiger” Slezak at his garage. He enjoyed the outdoors and spending time with his family, friends and his beloved dogs. He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him
In addition to his father, he is survived by his son, Robert Daniel Slezak, of Suscon, grandchildren Aiden M.Betterly and Dakota X. Slezak, his companion of 25 years, Michelle Yackobowitz, his sister Lori Gemzik of Suscon, brother Timothy and wife Julie, of Suscon, grandmother Dorothy (Vanluvender) Slezak, and his step-mother Marilyn Slezak. Also surviving are several nieces, nephews and cousins, especially his cousin David Slezak who was by his side until family arrived and Bob was air-lifted by Geisinger Life Flight.
In addition to his mother, he is preceded in death by paternal grandfather, Stanley “Tiger” Slezak, his maternal grandparents Loretta and Leslie Webb, and his brother-in-law Kenneth Gemzik.
A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, July 9, at 7:00PM at Kiesinger Funeral Services, Inc., 255 McAlpine St., Duryea with Fr. John Poldenak of Nativity of Our Lord Parish Church, Duryea officiating. Friends may call on Tuesday evening, July 9th from 5PM until time of service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Luzerne County SPCA, 524 East Main St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702