Vincent “Binky” Stanczyk, 70, of Old Forge and formerly of Moosic, died on Monday, October 14, 2019 at the VA Medical Center, Wilkes-Barre. He was born in Moosic, January 15, 1949 and was the son of the late Vincent and Eleanor (Allen) Stanczyk.
Vincent was a member of Queen Of The Apostles Parish Church, Avoca. He was a graduate of Riverside High School class of 1967. He was then drafted into the US Army during the Vietnam War. Vincent was a recipient of the Purple Heart. He also served as commander of the Old Forge VFW for many years.
Binky is survived by his brother John and his wife Trudy of Duryea, his sisters Robin Couryan and husband Ralph of Grasonville, MD and Rose Metzger and husband Dean of Travelers Rest, South Carolina. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews.
A mass of Christian burial will be held on Friday, October 25, 2019 at 10:00am at Queen of The Apostles Parish Church, 715 Hawthorne St., Avoca with Fr. Phillip Sladicka officiating. Friends may call for visitation at the church from 9am until time of mass. AMVETS Honor Guard of Greater Pittston will provide military honors. Interment will be held at a later date at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.
Arrangements are made by Kiesinger Funeral Services, Inc., 255 McAlpine St., Duryea.