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Joseph T. Ferack

Joseph T. Ferack, 64, of Avoca, died on Dec. 22, 2021, at home.

Born Feb. 17, 1957, in Avoca, he was the son of the late Joseph and Theresa Ferack. He opened Ferack’s Auto Service, Plains Twp. on Dec. 1, 1986, and worked there through his passing. Joe was passionate about everything at Ferack’s Auto Service, including his work, his garage family, and the community he served.

Joe was a lover of all things Harley-Davidson, red wine, Green Bay Packers, and laughter. He had just celebrated his 40th wedding anniversary with his beloved wife, Debbie, who never left his side.

He was preceded in death by his parents, nephew Raymond Ferack, and sister-in-law, Michaelene Ferack.

Surviving are his wife, Debbie Ferack, Avoca; sister Deborah Lieback and husband Ronald, Avoca; Raymond and wife Ann, West Wyoming; John Ferack, Moosic; Paul Ferack, Pittston; Terri Ferack and husband Michael, Clarks Summit; brothers-in-law Bobby Drouse and John Drouse, both of Florida; and dogs Bonnie and Jemma.

A mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, December 28, at Sacred Heart Church of

Jesus Church, 215 Lackawanna Ave., Dupont.

Friends and family may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, December 27, at Kiesinger Funeral Services Inc., 255 McAlpine St., Duryea.

Family and friends are asked to go directly to the church on Tuesday if attending the mass. There will be no procession from the funeral home.

Special thanks to Dr. Mark Ferretti and staff, and the oncology department at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center.

In lieu of flowers, please send contributions to Griffin Pond Animal Shelter, 967 Griffin Pond Rd., South Abington Township, PA 18411, or Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge, 974 Lockville Rd., Dallas, PA 18612.

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