Kevin K. Kishel, 52, of Laflin, died on Sunday, September 22, 2019 peacefully in the company of his fiancé, Michelle L. Guarneri. He was born in Hughestown on January 24, 1967 and was the son of Henry (Hank) Kishel and the late Johanna Granahan Kishel.
Kevin was a 1984 graduate of Pittston Area High School and a graduate of Wilkes University. He was employed as a quality specialist at Becton Dickinson (BD) in Franklin Lakes, NJ for the last twenty-five years. Kevin enjoyed music, playing guita, and was an avid fan of the rock band RUSH. Kevin was a big fan of baseball especially the Philadelphia Phillies. He enjoyed spending time with his family. He enjoyed most the time he spent with his fiancé and their dog Lucky, particularly at their home in Palm Bay, FL.
In addition to his mother, Johanna, he is preceded in death by his beloved pets, Mugsy, Emma and Rufus.
Surviving in addition to his father and fiancé Michelle are his brother Ron Kishel and his wife Marie as well as nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation, P.O. Box 1848, Longmont, CO 80502 or to Labrador Rescue of the LRCP, Inc., P.O. Box 1814, Annandale, VA 22003.
A mass of Christian burial will be held on Friday, September 27 at 11:00am at St. Maria Goretti Parish Church, 42 Redwood Drive, Laflin with Fr. James J. Walsh officiating. Friends may call for visitation at the church from 9:00am until time of mass.
Arrangements are made by Kiesinger Funeral Services, Inc., 255 McAlpine St., Duryea.