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Michael Warren Kohut, Sr.

Michael Warren Kohut, Sr., 78, of Duryea died on Saturday July 11, 2020. He was born in Scranton on April 3, 1942 and was the son of the late Michael and Ann (Spencer) Kohut.

Michael attended Scranton schools. He retired from Schott Optical, Duryea with over 33 years of employment. Michael also worked as a bar manager in the 70’s and 80’s for Litzy’s Lounge, Avoca. He was a member of the American Poolplayers Association and had the opportunity to travel to Las Vegas Nevada on two occasions to play billiards for the APA championship and his team placed very well.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife of 42 years, Nancy Malinics Kohut; his sons; Michael Warren Kohut, Jr. and Michael J. Kohut and his brother Bernard Kohut.

He is survived by his son, Matthew Kohut, of Duryea; his grandsons Michael Kohut and Brian Kohut; his longtime companion Margaret Timlin, of Avoca; his siblings Florence “Cookie” Hogan, of Lakeland, FL., Stephen Kohut, Lewis Kohut, Charlotte Cadwell, Dorothy Quinnan, and Marie Karalavage, all of Scranton.

Funeral services will be private and held at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements are made by Kiesinger Funeral Services, Inc., 255 McAlpine St., Duryea.


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